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Re: [IP] Scary experience

> From: "Brian Mozisek" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] Scary experience
> The other night I caught a stomach bug from my daugther and couldn't
> keep anything down.  The thing that scaried me was I had a BG in the
> 50's for over two hours with signs of a hypo.  My wife had my
> glucagon shot ready incase we needed to use it, but I was able to
> keep enough food down to slowly raise it.  My question I have is has
> anyone else experienced this and what have you done?  We were on the
> verge to going to the hospital when my BG finally started to come
> back up.
> The other question that I have is for two days after this episode, I
> had delayed sugar responses to food.  I figure this was due to my
> insides getting turned inside out.  I would eat and my BG would move
> very slowly for 3-4 hours, and then all of sudden I would get the
> full effect.  This played havoc with my boluses since I would go low
> after I ate because I bolused for the whole meal.  Is there someway
> to compensate for this?  Has anyone else experienced this after an
> illness?

I've heard of several papers written about using small amounts of 
glucagon to slightly raise bg's under circumstances like this. It 
might be worth researching and then talking about with your medical 

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