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[IP] Re: hi vs. low BG
Sorry to leave the entire post, but feel it's relevant to my reply:
This is how my endo described years ago what you are feeling: "Ask someone
who lives in Alaska (high BGs) how they like it. They love it. Then they are
transferred to Florida (more normal BGs) and they hate it. Two years later,
ask how they like Florida and they love it."
Therefore, you need to move somewhere around Kansas so you can be prepared
to live in Florida later. Bringing the BGs down slowly will help you feel
better and your body adjust to the better control. (~_^)
Jan (62 y/o, T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C 3/99)
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(including an album of the EVOLUTION OF PUMPS)
A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.
> 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?
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