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RE: [IP] Re: highest and lowest blood sugar

I can't wait to go on the pump.....I started work at 4 AM Today my BG was
43.....Yesterday I was up in the 260 range.....stupid rollercoaster....

> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted]On Behalf Of Becky
> Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2003 11:26 AM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IP] Re: highest and lowest blood sugar
>  highest official blood sugar was 671 at diagnosis, but two weeks
> after that i
> had a massive sinus
>  infection and it went off the laboratory scale! i've hit the 600
> mark many,
> many times since
> then... thank goodness for pumping!
>  lowest official blood sugar was 28, but i almost never go under
> 50. in fact, i
> almost never go low
>  at all! when i do i can usually trace it back to something specific i did
> (miscalculate carbs,
>  overaggressive bolusing, exercise), but it never "just goes low"
> for no reason.
> on the other hand
>  i go high "for no reason" all the freakin' time; if i LOOK at a
> slice of pizza,
> or THINK about my
>  upcoming midterms, or a germ in hong kong scratches its germy
> little head, i'm
> 200, even though i
>  never get sick! dawn phenomenon? i've got dawn, midnight, lunch
> break, miller
> time, afternoon tea
>  phenomenon, baby. i read messages, esp from parents of children
> with diabetes,
> who test in the
>  middle of the night and are afraid of lows, and i can't imagine
> what that's
> like. i can't think of
>  a time back when i was on shots, when i wasn't constantly battling
> unpredictable highs, and even
>  now i struggle with those 180s, but i have never, ever had a
> similar problem
> with lows. my basal
>  rates are good, but if anything unusual happens (like a
> thursday), my default
> reaction is to go
> high. am i lucky, or cursed?
> becky =) (dx'd 1/24/92 at age 10, pumping since 11/21/01)
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