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Re: [IP] High blood sugars-menstruation



Cee Dee
Something like that must be going on with my daughter for about two weeks
the bs are so high we just can't keep them down..now she is having
lows..last month
was the same scenario
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To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2002 10:21 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] High blood sugars-menstruation


> To all women noticing cyclic insulin and blood sugar changes:
>
> Over the past three years or so I have documented that about 14 to 19 days
> into my cycle (My cycles have always fluctuated from 28 to 33 days)
> everything goes wacky and I cannot get my blood sugars under 250.  I
assume I
> am ovulating and set a different set of basal rates (started with raising
all
> of them 0.1 per hour then tweaked them so they are close to this but not
> perfectly this simple).  I keep this set of basal rates for almost two
weeks
> and all of a sudden my blood sugars are in the pits!  I am often
hypoglycemic
> unaware and they can get into the high 30's to low 40's before I realize
they
> are low.  I change my basal rates back to my "other profile" and within
six
> hours my period starts.  At that point I can usually count back and 14
days
> earlier I had changed my basal rates!  After doing this several months my
> doctor had me on the CBGM twice, once in the leuteal phase and once in the
> follicular phase.  It was nice to document this and to further "tweak"
those
> basals.
>
> Seems like I am more insulin resistant in the progesterone stage of my
cycle.
>
> Just my experience.  YMMV
> Cee Dee
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