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RE: [IPk] Sorry, hypo again.



Hello, my Mum is coelic and they have told her to get me to get tested for it
every now and then. So far, I am ok. At first though, tbh the docters just
thought it might have been a spastic colon what she had so she was told to eat
lots of roughage. Nadine.

> Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2011 19:22:27 +0100
> From: email @ redacted
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Sorry, hypo again.
>
> Hi Jackie, it was 2008 after biopsy and endoscopy. I was probably
> coeliac since the late nineties. Have been having B12 and folic acid
> plus iron injections since then. I first started going badly hypo since
> 1985 and the docs thought, I suspect, that I wasn't paying attention to
> the diabetes. Wrong, I've known it was a serious disease since 81
> diagnosis. Not a nice feeling to wake up in A&E and know the nurses names.
> You're to be commended for forcing them to test. Auto immunes come in
> bunches not single items.
> I had to inject 30 mins after eating also. Only way I wouldn't pass out.
> I still bolus after meals.
> That's frightening too, the reminder of pre coeliac. Do you think
> there's some gluten getting through? I really suspect that it only takes
> a fraction to mess up one's absorbtion. I can tell by my toilet usage if
> I've eatening gluten but it's not foolproof :-(
>
> Steve
>
>
> On 24/04/11 16:49, Jackie Jacombs wrote:
> > Hi Steve
> >
> > How you doing today?   How long ago did you find out that you were
coeliac?
> > When my daughter was diagnosed with coeliac she had some extremely bad
hypos
> > and seizures.  The diabetes clinic didnt seem to have realised there
might
> > be a link.  It was only diagnosed when I did some research and asked for
> > tests.  At one point we were having to inject Actrapid 30 minutes of more
> > after she ate, otherwise the insulin worked too fast, before food had
been
> > absorbed.   It took some months after being gluten free for us to be able
to
> > begin bolusing before a meal again.    At the moment Sasha is having to
give
> > insulin after food and a smaller amount as she has had a gastric virus
and
> > has been ill on and off for 10 days.  The absorbtion of the food has been
> > quite badly effected.  It reminds me of the pre coeliac diagnosis days
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Kind regards
> > Jackie J
> .
.
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