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Treatment of hypoglycemia in ketosis

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by Sorcil, Jan 15, 2019.

  1. Sorcil

    Sorcil Type 1 · Member

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    #21 Sorcil, Jan 18, 2019 at 10:49 PM
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2019
  2. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    There may be less experienced type ones reading this thread that _do_ need “reminding”. When I was diagnosed way back when, I was told it was more dangerous to run high than low.

    While you asked the original question, it’s a public forum, and it’s worth being mindful of other people reading it. Dave’s reply wasn’t patronising, there’s no need to be so snippy.
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  3. nikolakiss

    nikolakiss Type 1 · Newbie

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    I am type1 too , when you are in ketosis you must go really low so to feel the hypoglycemia symptoms... But when so ,i find it helpfull to have an electrolytes drink like hi5 zero... I can't tell if it is placebo ,but give it a try... I also have and used successfully some keto energy gels ,they have about 10gramm of carbs and i used them at intense exercise... Last but not least ,drink mct
  4. StewartH

    StewartH Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes. Mel is right. Address the hypo with glucotabs ASAP. Tabs are good as I just take 3x4g CHO and find that usually gets me back in target pretty quickly and avoids going high after. I have not noticed dropping out of ketosis.
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