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Re: [IPk] Hypos and stroke

HI Carmel
Are you on beta-blockers? If so they can drastically reduce your hypo 
awareness (as my dad discovered to his cost a few years ago).
It sounds quite feasible about the hypos I have to say.

On Thursday 12 Jun 2003 11:18 pm, you wrote:
> I went to see the DSN today as the Diabetologist I normally see is away in
> the States.She wanted to see me as she was concerned about the news of my
> stroke . When I left hospital I was advised to keep my BGs as near normal
> as I could but she stressed that it was important NOT to have hypos as
> people can have `mini strokes' as they recover from hypos maybe lasting a
> few hrs. I note that since my episode I seem less aware of hypos and be as
> low as 2.2 without symptoms and then suddenly be aware that if I dont get
> help quick I would lose consciousness. I also notice that the weakness is
> more prevalent when my blood sugar is low . She advised that I keep my
> sugars more around 10 until everything settles. Has anyone else heard of
> this ? Carmel
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