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[IP] > Is there anyone else with my lopsided view of blood sugars

> In my 47 years of diabetes, I can honestly say that when I've felt the
> rotten is when my bs is too low.  At 300 or 400, I feel just fine.  At 85,
> however, I feel like sh**t.  Now, of course I know the "better" number is
> 85, but please someone tell my body that.  Now, with the pump, the 300s
> 400s are very few, if any, but I continue to despise low bs as much as
> ever.  Given the choice between 85 and 170, I will choose 170, because I
> will feel GREAT.  Are the high bs causing complications and shortening my
> life? OF COURSE THEY ARE.  But there is the issue of quality of life.
> I am low, I just want to lie down - not that I do, because I work
> full-time.  When I am high I can carry on normally.
> Is there anyone else with my lopsided view of blood sugars?
> Barbara
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Many of us have had similar feelings. once your glucostat gets reset with the
pump, these feelings tend to be more normal: tired and non functional below 70
or so, sleepy and sluggish above 200 80-120 full of pep. spot
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