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Re: [IP] HOw do you prevent over-treating a hypo?/shopping



I also go low when shopping-groceries or otherwise.  Lots of walking cause
me to go low.  Have never been able to figure out a solution.  Carol T.
----- Original Message -----
From: Darrin Parker <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, March 26, 2001 12:25 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] HOw do you prevent over-treating a hypo?


> Thanks, Linda.
>
> I agree with all you say and practice it when a hypo can be corrected in
> only an hour or so but after burning thru a pack of glucose tabs to no
> effect and a 1.5 hour drive awating I sinned and ate half a donut.
>
>
>
> >Part of your later high (and initial low, too, maybe) might have been
from
> >high fat content in the meal you ate.
>
> very little fat in my meal, Linda.  I'd say about 2% fat content.  This
was
> not a factor.  Altough tonite I am thinking that the walking about the
Mall
> was what did me in.  I never thought of "shopping" as exercise but I gues
> it would have been a good five miles I walked that night!
>
> Tahnks for your informed advice, Linda.
>
> Darrin Parker - Nova Scotia, Canada!
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