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Re: [IP] DKA



It was just for a little while it was that high. I was suprised I wasn't
having any symptoms though. Felt like I was over 200, but not that high.

> << I just experienced my highest recorded test last night at 417 and have
> been up most of the night fighting it.  Just wanted an idea how close I
was.
> I was experiencing headaches and feeling tired, but nothing much besides
> that. >>
>  Hi Harvey,
>
> When I was diagnosed after 4 months of frequent urinations, cramps and had
> super high ketones an Acid blood but neverwent into a diabetic coma from
DKA
> but understand your concern.  How long had they been over 200.  When I am
on
> Prednisone I often go 10 days at about 200 and only show small to moderate
> ketones and never go DKA.  DKA is where the blood gets acidic and it
usually
> takes longer than 5 days.  Now after 37 years, I would be worried if I ran
> the 400's for 4 or 5 days becaause it is much easier to be DKA now.  The
> symptoms you experienced, I also experiend on high BG, I suspect cause the
> blood is less viscous, thus Blood Presssure goes up.  YMMV,  I also get
very
> thirsty.
>
> Jim
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