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Re: [IP] problems problems problems :(


The high fat/high carb meal should not cause any problems
once it is completely out or your system.

On the other hand, the lack of exercise is much more likely
to raise your BGs.


--- gianna marzilli <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Hi everyone, I'm sitting here at 12:20 in the morning
> waiting to see if the 
> shot I just took will have any effect, so what better
> thing to do than write 
> to IP??  I have no idea what's going on.  I haven't seen
> a normal number 
> twice in a row for about a week now, ever since I ate a
> bunch of really high 
> carb/high fat food at some restaurants last weekend.  Is
> it possible to 
> become insulin resistent from this??????? I would think
> it's unlikely but 
> I'm grabbing at straws here.  I've increased my basals
> and my carb ratio and 
> it has almost no effect.  I've changed several sites,
> insulin bottles, taken 
> shots, tons of stuff.  Several strange things:  first of
> all, any corrective 
> insulin I take at night seems to have no effect.  It's as
> if my body cannot 
> use insulin while its sleeping.  That's why I'm still
> awake.  Then, whatever 
> bolus I take for breakfast seems to work, and to a lesser
> extent at lunch.  
> But no matter what I do for dinner, I am always around
> 200 2 hrs. later.  
> Prior to this I'd always be back to where I started by
> then, and remain 
> there as long as I didn't eat again.  ????
> Now, I have gained about 5 pounds in the past month from
> not exercising as 
> much (too cold out!!) but i don't see where this could
> affect insulin need 
> so much?  Before last Saturday I had perfect numbers and
> used under 20 units 
> a day for several weeks, and now, same diet and activity
> level and I'm up to 
> about 40 units!!  I know it's not my period, or anything
> like that.  I 
> talked to my medical people and am starting from scratch
> with basal testing 
> hopefully this weekend.  This is sooooo frustrating  :( 
> meanwhile I feel 
> like crap beacuse I'm no longer used to walking around at
> 160 mg/dl most of 
> the time.  Sigh.  One person mentioned that having such a
> large amount of 
> insulin in my system last week could have made me insulin
> resistent for a 
> little while, but 7 days???? This seems a bit long.  Any
> one want to venture 
> a guess out there?  Thanks, Gianna

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