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Re: [IP] hypoglycemic unawareness

> For the person with hypoglycemic unawareness who likes to drive:
> Are you on a pump?  If you have to drive a long distance, let your
> bg go a bit high, eat something that will digest over a long period
> and test every hour as you go.  My husband has hypoglycemic
> unawareness and while we don't drive a lot, he has never had a
> problem, since he went on the pump.  5.5. (l98) is a little low,
> isn't it, for driving with hypoglycemic unawareness?
> As one diabetes expert told a diabetic patient, "You can have a lot
> of hyperglycemia, but one hypoglycemic incident could kill you!

You can also regain your hypo awareness by raising your bg targets 
for 4 -6 weeks. This is what our endo had us do and it worked 
surprisingly well. Instead of targeting a range around 100, we raised 
the target to 150 and voila! hypo awareness returned.

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