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What's the lowest you've been?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Embabe25, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. Embabe25

    Embabe25 · Well-Known Member

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    Just had the mother of all hypos while our with my babies!

    I was at 1.3 mmol when I tested it. Thinks were getting dark! Scary stuff!

    How low has you're sugar gone?
     
  2. Lily47

    Lily47 · Member

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    My record is 1.9 and the scary thing is I was still able to function and didnt even realise I was that low.
     
  3. skhwoody

    skhwoody · Active Member

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    2.7 the lowest and i was more panicked and the tremors kicked in
     
  4. Jokeeble1987

    Jokeeble1987 Type 1 · Member

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    I've been 1.5 and not even realised I was hypo. Strange.


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    Embabe25 · Well-Known Member

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    0.4! My god that's super low!

    I don't get much warning anymore. Only had diabetes for 3 years! It just confuses me. Then I think I've got it Sussed then I'm back to square 1!
     
  7. skhwoody

    skhwoody · Active Member

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    0.4 is that actually compatible with life ??
     
  8. garythegob

    garythegob · Well-Known Member

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    Lowest i have ever gone was 1.1mmol, but it was my fault, war on byetta, 4x 500mg metformin, 4x 80mg gliclazide, took the byetta at 5.30pm, started to cook dinner, and had phone call from mate with pc problems, went to sort out his pc out and didn't eat, got home gone midnight, and went to bed, woke up 3am with tremors, sweats, done bg and was 1.1mmol, dissolved 6 spoons sugar in hot water and drank it and was back up to 5.6 within 20 minutes!

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  9. Lyndesay

    Lyndesay · Well-Known Member

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    The lowest for me was 0.9! I was shopping and the next I remember I was in hospital. Haven't had any symptoms for years. The ambulance man had to do it a few times as he said he had never seen one as low before.

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  10. Jokeeble1987

    Jokeeble1987 Type 1 · Member

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    I was told by my gp, if you suffer from hypos regularly then you tend not to have any signs of them coming on. So take care :)


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  11. Riri

    Riri Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    1.9 lowest that I recorded but I have been out for the count once and did not feel hypo beforehand so must have been V low!!
     
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    2.8 I think was feeling shaky at that point and realised then I checked to find my reading before taking remedial action.
     
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    I normally get lots of clear warning, from 3.9 onward, but one morning woke up feeling really ill, headachy, pain everywhere etc, so called in sick and went back to bed. Wife woke me up at midday, to check bg, I felt a little better, no hypo signs but measured a 1.6

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    claire39 · Newbie

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    my lowest was 1.2 god did i feel bad dont want that happening again x
     
  15. skhwoody

    skhwoody · Active Member

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    I think the fact it makes you feel so terrible, is good encouragement to avoid it.
     
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    duranie Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My lowest was 0.6.
    Survival instinct must have kicked in and I was found on the kitchen floor surrounded by empty juice bottles and the sugar bowl, couldn't remember how I got there!
     
  18. katto

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    Either 0.4 (if that's possible) or 1.4 can't quite remember....I was in a church at the time sheltering from the cold Norwegian weather brrrrr after exploring the wilderness!!! Scary tho!!


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  19. neels

    neels Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    The lowest I have been was 1.1
     
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    Get down to around 2.5 before knowing I'm low, lowest I've recorded is 1.7 felt drunk.
     
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