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RE: [IP] RE: Insulin Resistance



Nope.



No one in my family has Diabetes but me.



I remember when I was diagnosed when I was 15 (51 now). The doctors had a hard
time believing that no one in my family had Diabetes.







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Sent: Saturday, July 6, 2019 2:06:52 PM
To: email @ redacted
Subject: RE: [IP] RE: Insulin Resistance

I also think that PWD1's who have family with T2 can also develop insulin
resistance (the hallmark of T2). Unfortunately having T1 doesn't mean we have
reached the chronic illness quota. And PWD2's in your family?
 > On July 6, 2019 at 10:32 AM Robert Braunstein
<email @ redacted> wrote:
>
>
> Thanks for all the advice.  I can walk but it is sometimes difficult to
walk
 > due to advanced Neuropathy. But there are better days than others and on
those
> days I do walk more. Also I insist with my wife that I will walk both of
our
> dogs for the exercise.
>
>
>
> I have read a number of articles mentioning that it is possible for T1
 > diabetics getting some symptoms of T2 which is what I think is happening
after
> all these years. The books mentioned, I think I will purchase those prior
to
> trying any more meds, Im on enough of them already and would like to try
> alternatives.
>
>
>
> My Carb ratio currently is 1:5 for Bkfast and 1:5.5 for other meals.
>
>
>
> I will check these out.
>
>
>
> Thanks again!
>
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> <email @ redacted> on behalf of Liliana Wells
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> Sent: Saturday, July 6, 2019 1:18:32 PM
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> Subject: Re: [IP] RE: Insulin Resistance
>
> Robert - as George suggested, you may want to review your carbs and try to
> downsize.  I would suggest more protein in your meals.  This will make your
> insulin work better for you.  Try some of the recipes suggested on
> Bright_Spots_and_Landmines_by_Adam_Brown.  He is at Diatribe and has some
> good ideas.  Also, have you read "Think Like a Pancreas" by Gary Scheiner?
> I personally would opt for more practical natural remedies before turning
> to more drugs.  Also, if you are physically able, take a walk around your
> block/subdivision after a meal, even five minutes will improve your insulin
> sensitivity..  .Best wishes
>
> On Sat, Jul 6, 2019 at 12:42 PM Adam Brock <
> email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> >  Have you considered trying Victoza or Bydureon? Those slow down the
> > digestive
> > process, and result in a more steady BG rise after meals instead of a
huge
> > spike. My BG usually only rises about 100 points after a meal when I am
on
> > Victoza, 150 or so on Bydureon.
> >
> >  You will need to titrate up the Victoza and start with a small dosage
for
> > a
> > week or two (.6 mg). If you take too much too quickly you'll have about
18
> > hours
> > of vomiting and awful nausea. However, I think it's a really great
> > medicine.
> >
> >  4 hours, IMO is actually on the low side of insulin reaction. Mine is
> > rather
> > high at 6 hours.
> >
> >  To me this doesn't sound like insulin resistance. We would need to know
> > your
> > insulin to carb ratio and 24 hour basal to know if you are experiencing
> > insulin
> > resistance. If that were the case I would suggest metformin.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> >  From: email @ redacted <
> > email @ redacted>
> > On Behalf Of Robert Braunstein
> > Sent: Friday, July 5, 2019 10:15 PM
> > To: email @ redacted
> > Subject: [IP] Insulin Resistance
> >
> > I ve been a T1 diabetic for 37 Years and on a pump for 23 Years using
> > Humalog.
> >
> >  Starting at age 16 I started becoming very brittle with huge swings in
my
> > Blood
> > Sugars with no discernable pattern. Even after I was on the pump I still
> > had the
> > swings but they were more controllable.
> >
> >  Over the last few years it seems my body is taking a long time to react
> > to my
> > Boluses. Approximately 10 months ago, I switched to the Dexcom G6 CGM
> > because
> > the Minimed CGM did not give me good information to make immediate
> > adjustments.
> > The trend I am seeing is that no matter what I eat for meals within 10
> > minutes
> > my Blood Sugar jumps very high.
> >
> >  For example last Friday my Blood sugar prior to breakfast was 67. My
> > typical
> > breakfast on weekdays is 2 pop tart pastries with a total of 70 carbs I
> > bloused
> > 10 minutes before eating. Within 5   10 minutes my Blood Sugar was up to
> > 190 and
> > by 20 minutes in the 250 s. Usually my Blood Sugar does not start
> > decreasing
> > until approximately 4 hours after the Bolus. I have noticed also a
> > 4 hour time after doing a correction for high sugar for my body to react.
> >  Since Humalog has about a 4 hour life the thought of insulin resistance
> > came to
> > my mind.
> >
> >  Since there is no endo near me I have been asking my primary care doctor
> > regarding Insulin Resistance if it could be a possibility and is there
> > some sort
> > of test or way to determine if this is happening.
> >
> > The answer I got is basically not sure if there is one for T1 Diabetes.
> >
> >  Also I was referred to their Pharmacist who supposedly is an expert on
> > Insulin,
> > pumps, & CGM she was not familiar with the Dexcom CGM, but only wit the
> > Minimed
> > cgm. She is trying to blame it on Saturated fats because I eat Pop Tarts
> > for
> > Breakfast. Most my meals have very little fat and Pop Tarts are my only
> > vice.
> >
> >  I am wondering if anyone else has experienced similar issues and what if
> > any
> > thing was suggested. One thing I am considering is changing Insulin to
> > Fiasp
> > because it has a faster active start. But I am concerned because I have
> > been on
> > Humalog for a very long time.
> >
> >
> >
> >
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