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What is out of control diabetes ???

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Mad76, May 30, 2020.

  1. Mad76

    Mad76 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all,
    I keep hearing about risks to health of out of control diabetes. I know it may not be as simple as this, but as a general guidance, for a type 1 diabetic what sort of hbac1 would be classed as well controlled? And what would be not controlled ?
    Any thought ?

    Thanks
     
  2. aspot

    aspot · Member

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    Hi there. Controlled mean keep your bs on level ( eg btwn 6-8) during the day. Uncontrolled means you can have 5.6 on morning, 17,6 at lunchtime and 23 at evening. This situation can (and will eventually ) cause a lot of damage to your body organs, eyes liver etc.
     
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    TriciaWs Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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  4. Mad76

    Mad76 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mad76 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Is the answer the same for type 1 and type 2 s??
     
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    Not sure as have T2. My niece have T1 and despite she's a doctor she struggling to keep the BS on level...
     
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