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trying to get BGL back to usual after procedure

Discussion in 'Type 2 with Insulin' started by Mep, Jan 12, 2017.

  1. Mep

    Mep Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I just had a gastroscopy and colonoscopy done yesterday. My specialist took me off baclofen for a day where I had to do the prep (can't take baclofen without food). So I was told to halve my lantus basal dosage the night before the procedure which I did. Then of course come the procedure I was knocked out by the anaesthetist. So yesterday after the procedure I was really groggy and it was stinking hot here. Today I went to work and still my brain seems a bit slow. I injected my normal basal dosage last night and I've noticed today my BGLs are higher than usual. My guess is it is either just the restart of baclofen (that does affect blood sugar apparently), or it's that plus the anaesthesia wearing off. I don't know. But I'm feeling really washed out. Thankfully my procedure showed nothing new wrong and they used a soft mouth guard for me because of my TMJ (once before they used the full sized one and my jaw pain was real bad afterwards). My stomach looks better than last scope. Also he took a few biopsies while he was in there so it is now hurting me to eat and drink (this happened last scope in 2012 and that's why I was diagnosed with oesophageal visceral hypersensitivity). So now just waiting for my BGL's to even out and this pain to subside. On the downside the prep they had me use has really upset my bladder and throat. My neck and shoulder is still hurting too and still getting physio from the MVA's I had. I'm trying to keep up with myself.
     
  2. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I have had two endoscopies in the past and my BS was higher, any illness, worry/stress or a medical procedure tends to make mine much higher, thankfully in time, they do come down so wishing you a speedy recovery,
     
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    chalup Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I hope everything settles down quickly and you are feeling better :depressed: ------> :p
     
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