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Type 1'stars R Us

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Robinredbreast, Jun 10, 2018.

  1. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I actually spike more as the day goes on, but I am more active in the morning and then less into the late afternoon/evening. We are in the Type 1 club, but seem to have to adhere to different rules...... Being nosey, can I ask how much Insulin do you take for the ryvita's ?
     
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  2. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    I take 2and a half units for 4 ryvita with butter and cheese ihave changed to fiasp insulin from apidra for bolus which i find much better x
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    I think i am mel i also have to take metformin with breakfast and tea because of it x
     
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    Mel dCP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Are you MDI or pump? I’m hoping my newly splitting of my Tresiba will deal with my morning issues, or I may be looking at a pump.
     
  5. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Birdie is quiet and I really don't think the poor thing will survive, but will see how things are tomorrow. so goodnight all zzzzzzz, see you tomorrow :)
     
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    phdiabetic Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Pancreas decided to function today...4.9 after breakfast so far I have eaten a packet of chips, a chocolate-coated chocolate ice cream and 3 juice boxes without bolusing. Put temp basal on -20%, annoying because I am without a dexcom sensor for the next few hours while it wakes up.
     
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    phdiabetic Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Poor little Birdie! S/he is so cute, thanks for sharing the photo. I hope s/he makes it - is it possible to take it to a vet or get a wildlife rescue involved if its condition deteriorates?
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Im on mdi mel but my consultant has refered me to pump clinic but will probably wait for ages for apointment i take my tresiba at 10pm each night ive only been on it for 2 weeks although it better than lantus
     
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    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Good morning everyone
     
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    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have 5 weetabix.
     
  11. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I can't even have one now :(
     
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    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ah sorry.
     
  13. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Morning guys, went to bed on double figures last night, high! and woke up on 9.8, with a headache.
    Looked at the bird and it's still alive, so on my way into town this morning I will take it to the vets, I think it will have to be put down.
    Weather is dark, dull and breezy, a bit like this forum at times, but wishing you all a peaceful and a positive Thursday:)
     
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  14. mountaintom

    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Pigeon is low carb.
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    That's okay mountaintom, and good morning, what are you up to today ?
     
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    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @mountaintom. So, talking about porridge set me off fancying. Decided to have some and also experiment.
    Made 50 carbs worth and injected 2 units. Then kept an eye on my Libre. It went up slightly, about a 1.5mmol rise and then stayed that way for TWO HOURS! The Libre then took a direct up arrow rise and I took the remaining 3 units. As I don’t have the time to clat like that in the morning and also have a higher insulin ratio before 2pm no wonder I had issues with high carbs at breakfast.
    Just shows how porridge is a slow release food. By taking more insulin before consuming it to stop that inevitable rise, you are bound to go hypo later
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I will take your word for that !
     
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    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Awesome you did the experiment for me. Yes it must be because it’s slow release. Impossible to counteract would you say?
     
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    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I’m taking daughter to school and then doing some gardening/maintenance down in the village. I’m not sure if I am going to have weetabix or porridge.
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I'm on MDI as well, a pump was talked about a few years back, but then I smashed my wrist up and complications set in, so I just put it to one side. Good to hear you are doing well on the tresiba
     
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