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What's the wierdist thing you have eaten when low?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by tomvonc, Mar 25, 2014.

  1. tomvonc

    tomvonc Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was driving m ybosses car the other day, so no Lucozade in the glove compartment and I had forgotten to bring any Glucose tabs with me. Stuck in traffic and felt a hypo coming on. Desperately scrabbled around looking for some carbs. All I could find were some dog biscuits. Carbs are carbs I guess ;-)
     
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    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    I fed my dogs the bolognese Straight from the big fry pan once when low...it was meant to be our dinner.... Can't say I have actually ate the dogs dinner!,,-lol!,,


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    Donna1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    dbginge Type 1 · Member

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    This is brilliant, come across scary times where I have had nothing on me the time my sugars go low which makes you panic but luckily a local shop gave me something


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    shedges Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ella's Kitchen make pouches of mushed up fruit for babies with health conscious parents. I was driving the family to a kiddies party one day and had nothing in the car other than my son's emergency supply (i.e. just in case he didn't like the party food). My hypo took priority, and I recovered unbelievably quickly... shows the amount of sugar in those pouches... but it's good, isn't it... all fruit sugar ;)

    And what you really want to know... He loved the cake and treats there, so didn't miss the fruit pouch at all.
     
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    I once had to scavenge blackberries off some bramble like some feral person!

    I have also eaten dextroxe tablets that I found in my pocket,... they'd been through the wash.
     
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    DonnaC-T Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Diabetic chocolate that I'd put out of the children's reach. It didn't really help tbh lol
     
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    shedges Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @petsnponies - I once got caught short and had to scavenge blackberries ... didn't do anything for me :*(
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    Nothing I can say would beat dog biscuits I'm afraid, anyway a close call Tom!!!!
     
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    Crimsonclient LADA · Well-Known Member

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    It's not a strange food but it was a strange experience . I was dreaming of toast and jam and I could even smell it, I woke up having a hypo and the toast and jam is my hypo cure when I'm at home


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    audsital Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Ok, maybe i shouldn't admit this but i once ate a dog biscuit at a party as a bet, it was a bonio and i must say tasted a bit like a digestive. Anyway made a fiver which was a lot if money in those days!!!:p

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    Donna1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I had major hypo the nite n had to drink 7upa capri sun n a fererri roche, nothing weird


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  13. DiaBethic95

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    Me and my boyfriends dad both have type 1 diabetes ... And dogs. So our emergency supply is usually dog treats or dog food haha!
    Maybe we should start carrying sweets with us instead of dog treats!? :p


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