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Re: [IP] food digestion time?
----- Original Message -----
From: "meg teg" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 9:41 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] food digestion time?
> --- catherine popper <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > One of your questions involved a high sugar
> > > after eating pasta with red sauce. This, like
> > > Pizza,
> > > is one of those foods that is known to cause a
> > > delayed
> > > severely high blood sugar.
> > I wonder about this delayed high BG thing. I had a
> > big
> > ol' pasta meal with bread a couple of weeks ago and
> > I
> > did a dual wave, squared for four hours. So five or
> > so
> > hours after the meal I was at 130. I woke up the
> > next
> > morning at 380. My endo says that in four hours the
> > food is already digested. Is that true? I haven't
> > found that I have delayed emptying or anything. I
> > also
> > don't think that I rebound from lows in my sleep. I
> > woke up with a BG of 27 once.
> > Catherine
> > this is the same thing i experience. even when i am
> very careful about the amount etc. I had some
> Campbells vegtable soup(in a tomato broth) in a jar
> for lunch . 22 carbs/serv . i had maybe 1 1/2 serv.
> and a piece of bread. Bolused 6units I was over 300 by
> 2pm. Maybe it has something to do with the
If you have had DM for more than a few years you can get neuropathy and it
can slow digestion because of damage to the nerves to the stomach and
intestine. Diabetic enteropathy I don't think it was the tomatoes. More
delay can occur because of fat and protein both of which require more time.
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