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Unpredictable low blood sugar

Discussion in 'Reactive Hypoglycemia' started by Jey, Nov 21, 2015.

  1. Jey

    Jey Other · Well-Known Member

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    Hi regulars and newbies I know everyone is different and unice. Just wonder has anyone kind of same experience with unpredictable low blood sugar? I have times where my bg is normal, doesn't go under 4 at all. Then I have times, for weeks, where my bg is constantly under 4 down to 2.6. Lately I don't feel the symptoms as much as I used to. Maybe my body got used to low! But when I get lows like that I get other symptoms after.Ezymas, low blood pressure, low body temperature, freezing cold hands and feets who gets like numm, swollen joints and face. Mostly I get one of that and when it is getting better I get something els! I tryed lc diet but my bs dropped constantly, only sugar and carb brought it back up to normal. Still have to mind not to eat too much carb! I cut out a good bit sugar too. After a operation, not eating for nearly 24 hours. I didn't go low, no I got 2 toast w. Butter and Jam and my bs got up to 14.1 exactly the opposit! Doc and nurses thought I am weard. Any one els like that?
     
  2. Kevinkontract

    Kevinkontract Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi jey my blood sugar was dropping low in the summer between4s and2s all through June. In the end I reduced by trial and error from 34 units ins basal once a day to 28 units and from 1metformin twice a day (1000 mg slow release)and 1 ,80 mg gliclazide80ml twice a day eventually getting down to half a tab of each once a day. it stopped the hypos but I spike between 8 to 15 bs sometimes a bit higher at lunch each day .need to see dbn about this .hope this helps kk
    PS didn't have your side affects though jey could be nerve problems I'd seek advice from dB nurse about this you want to keep nerve damage at bay.they don't recover don't want to scare you though good luck☺ this is my first post by the way kk
     
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    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    Are you both on lchf diets and T2Ds?
    D.
     
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    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    Jey has not been diagnosed properly, don't think they have a clue! I think he is Hypoglycaemic.
    The second poster is definitely T1. But doesn't realise that Jey doesn't need insulin!
     
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    lindisfel · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Nosher,
    Thanks. I was thinking along similar lines.
    regards
    Derek
     
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  6. Kevinkontract

    Kevinkontract Type 2 · Newbie

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  7. Jey

    Jey Other · Well-Known Member

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    Hi and thank u for your post. Are u type 1 diabetic? Sorry for the bad questen! Are u back in controll with your lows? I'm not diabetic. But I think sometimes my nerves are affected. Specialist haven't found out what's the cause of it! Take care
     
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    Jey Other · Well-Known Member

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    Hey I was on lc , sometimes I thought it helps me. But when I get them lows I go even lower with lc. So at this times I need some carbs to get it back up to around 4s. Like Nosher sad I'm not diagnosed of any thing! Just takes years, like a lot of u's know! How are u getting on?
     
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    Kevinkontract Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi I'm type two diabetes for five years now,any numbness your feeling and feeling cold is nerve or circulation related,but I'm not a professional I am over due seeing my diabetic nurse that's why my bloods are a bit out,thanks for asking. have you had any blood tests done that will rule out diabetes , thanks kk
     
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    Jey Other · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Kevinkontract I have low blood sugar problems for about 2 1/2 years. Have no diabetes according to the tests. Had 5 weeks ago a appointment by a endo. They did a blood test, some different tests then I had in the past! Still waiting to get a result, if. Did u have good expirience with endo and diabetic nurse?!
     
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    Jey Other · Well-Known Member

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    Hey everybody did someone heard or knows about autoimmune hypoglycemia?
     
  12. Linagirl

    Linagirl Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Hey Jey have you been tested for hypothyroidism as all of your symptoms could be connected to that? If so find out what your tsh was and post the result and the lab range for me to have a look. There is a huge issue with doctors telling people they are fine when are quite literally bordering hypo blood results and displaying symptoms. Such people should be treated and will resolve theIr symptoms if the thyroid is to blame x
     
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    Jey Other · Well-Known Member

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    Hey Linagirl thank u, yes they got tested a few times. They did say they are good! I know it is a tricky thing all symptoms could be lots of things! My last years TSH was 1.74mlU/L, this years TSH 1.21mlU/L. How are u doing?
     
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    Linagirl Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I am ok thanks. I need to sort my mental state out more than anything as I know positivity will help so have booked to see an alternative health lady on jan 2nd for some help. I saw her ten years ago and she was amazingly helpful x
     
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    Jey Other · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Linagirl fair play to you to get help. It isn't easy when u have health problem and it affects mental health aswell. I think we all can sing a song about that! But it is good to notice when it's time to get help. Hopefully you find your positivity back. Take care all of u's
     
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