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Re: [IP] RE: Insulin Resistance



Good idea walking with the dogs.  Check with your library to see it they
have the books.  Best wishes.

On Mon, Jul 8, 2019 at 8:07 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, I m 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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> 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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