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Re: [IP] anyone else go low when they're tired?

Okay, so from my understanding with high levels of insulin one needs 
potassium. At least i think its potassium...my brain is fried with finals 
right now...

dxd age 7 1988 pumping 1992

> I have found that when I am in high stress situations I will go low and have
> a hard time keeping my sugars up.  I have ended up in the Er two times
> because of this.  Each time the attending dr. did blood work. First time I
> was starting with a cold and my Potassium was low.  Second time the only
> thing they could find in the blood work was that my potassium was low and 
> it
> was suggested that I take potassium pills (OTC).  Since then I have been in
> some very stressful situations and find that I have a very hard time
> bringing my BG's back to normal.  So I will take about 2 or 3 days worth of
> potassium pills (not all at once but for 2 or 3 days), eat lots of banana's
> and spinach (stuff with potassium in them).  Then I seem to be fine until
> the next time.  Luckily for me it does not happen very often. Of course 
> this
> is what helps me. YMMGV (Your Mileage May Greatly Vary)
> --
> Kim 
> Dx'd 1983 pumping 2 yrs
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