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[IP] ladies only

Hi all I have been diabetic for 35 years pumping for 9 years... i MA 45.. MY
ob gyn. DR. said being typ 1 I will go thought menopause early. and for the
last 5 years at least I have seen a major cahnge from one month to the next..
one month I will need a basal increase of 140% from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. from a
week before my period..and then the next month maybe 2 weeks or 2 days.. good
old hormones!!!

the ever changing body we have to deal with.. and I can eat the samething and
one day BS great after eating... everything the same the next day high BS...
one of the 7 wonders of the world... I read in Diabetic  Forcast.. an endo
talking said sometimes they can not explain everything...

Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2007 12:56:12 -0700
From: Valerie Adams <email @ redacted>
Subject: Re: [IP] ladies only question

I'm struggling with my cycle, too. I've always had a very regular,
predictable period but  now, at 47 things are going haywire.

>From the time I start my period until about two weeks later I run low, low,
low. Have to keep doing temp basals while I'm trying to figure out the

Then at the two week point, I start having higher fasting numbers until I
start my period again.

Wouldn't be so bad if I were still regular, but now I'm starting to have
erratic cycles where I'm either really early or really late.

I'd love to have it just be over with!

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