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Re: [IP] Unexplained Change in insulin sensitivity



I don't know about wisdom teeth (mine never did come in and were surgically
removed because there wasn't room for them to come in), but I do know that
sinus trouble or any other minor infection really wreaks havoc on my blood
sugars.  Good luck!
----- Original Message -----
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, April 24, 2000 7:49 AM
Subject: [IP] Unexplained Change in insulin sensitivity


>      This mystery has been keeping me up nights (literilly). Ever since I
>      got my wisdom teeth over a month ago now, my insulin to carb ratio
>      went into the toliet. (Not always predictable either). It started to
>      recover but then 2 weeks ago turned south again. I went from 1 unit
to
>      18gm of carbs to 1 unit to 12-13 carbs. Basals have increased
slightly
>      in the afternoon and evening. For no apparent reason I started
spiking
>      after meals. I changed the site, I open several new bottles of
>      insulin, I don't feel sick, no apparent infections anywhere. I'd take
>      a high reading and take a corrective bolus and be back to "normal" by
>      the next meal. So I started reducing the number of carbs per unit. I
>      still spike at least once a day now (250 ish).  I am just a bit
>      freaked out. I thinking I am going to crash hard one of these days
>      it's mentally hard to take 50% more insulin with each meal. Anyone
>      else experienced this and if so how do you correct it?
>
>      Brooke
>
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