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Re: [IPk] Lethargy



 Thanks v much for your replies. I have been tested for iron, thyroid etc but
getting the results of more tests tomorrow. Will ask about the heart though and
keep pushing as you all seem to agree that there is something underlying that is
wrong.

Thanks
Hannah

Sent from my iPhone

 > On 14 Apr 2014, at 21:47, Belinda Washington <email @ redacted>
wrote:
> 
 > Have they checked your heart? Does your blood pressure change between
standing
> & sitting? Have they checked your thyroid? Do you have thyroid antibodies?
> 
 > It could be your diabetes, but there are some lazy Medics.... If you're a
young
 > woman - you feel unwell because you're pregnant. If you have diabetes - it's
the
> diabetes. If you're old - it's your age.
> 
> If it is your diabetes, what are your blood sugars affecting to make you
> lethargic?
> 
> 
> 
>> On 14 Apr 2014, at 21:07, Helene Shaw <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> 
>> I was surprisingly majorly anaemic a couple of years ago. Only discovered
> when
>> I went on a medical trial. I am marginally better on the iron tablets but
> still
>> more tired than other people.
 >> It could be anything that is easily treated. Good luck with the blood tests.
>> H x
>> 
>> Sent from Helene's iPad
>> 
>>>> On 14 Apr 2014, at 20:39, "Christine Bousfield" <email @ redacted>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi Hannah
>>> I'm sure there'll be a huge chorus of 'it can't be' but even a near normal
>>> average must have highs and lows both causing fatigue and also there are
> many
>>> other metabolic effects of type 1 on the body.
>>> Accept and work with your fatigue and maintain blood sugars as near normal
>>> (without hypos) as possible-til the cure!
>>> Best
>>> Christine
>>> Type 1 42 years pumping about 16 years
>>> 
>>> Sent from my iPad
>>> 
>>>> On 15 Aug 2014, at 13:28, email @ redacted wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Hi all
>>>> 
>>>> I have always needed a lot of sleep but over recent months have felt 
 >>>> very fatigued to the point where the thought of doing anything at all is
an
>>>> effort!
>>>> 
>>>> I'm having blood tests but the common thought from drs is that it is 
>>>> due to my diabetes. I'm 36, overweight (not obese) and my diabetes is
> fairly
>>>> well controlled.
>>>> 
>>>> I think this reason is a cop out but would like to know if this is a 
>>>> real side effect of diabetes. Would appreciate hearing your experiences.
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Hannah
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