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Re: [IP] Two Questions, serious and curious



I would have your friend go to the doctor it wouldn't hurt just to check it
out right?  but it could be fatal if she never did find out.  that seems
high to me for a non diabetic
----- Original Message -----
From: gianna marzilli <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, October 08, 1999 5:01 PM
Subject: [IP] Two Questions, serious and curious


>
>
> Hi all--two questions here:  Once you have your basals and boluses figured
> out, is that essentially what your body would need if you you weren't
> diabetic, or are we still "overshooting" because of absorbtion or just
> having diabetes and not having our own bodies do it?  Just a curiosity,
for
> example if I were not diabetic would my pancreas pump out .4 units an hour
> and then .6 units in the morning? Or do normal people's bgs not go up in
the
> morning or when they are sick?
> Which leads me to my next question:  the other day at school a (sort of)
> friend of mine was curious about my bg meter and wanted to try it, so I
> changed the lancet and let her.  She had not eaten anything since dinner
the
> night before, but her blood sugar came back at 156!  She did say she had
> been sick.  Did I "accidentally" discover a potential case of
diabetes?????
> Or would her bg be high because she was sick? Seems to me if everything is
> working she shouldn't be at 156 after fasting for 14+ hours?? I'm worried.
> What should I tell her? She doesn't have symptoms and I don't want to
scare
> her.  also she is overweight --could she be a young onset type 2? Help!
> --concerned, Gianna
>
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