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Re: [IPk] Re: ip-uk-digest V3 #1385 - Complications



Ah that makes more sense. Although most people test regularly before 
eating, I'm surprised you don't do that. Or do you not eat regularly? :-)
Di

MICHAEL PRATT wrote:
> Hi,no I test 3 times at set points every day,during times of increased
> activity maybe up to 6 times in total.I feel in tune with my diabetes to high
> and low bloodsugars.I would suggest anybody who is not quite as sure about
> their diabetes to perhaps test a bit more.My hba1c levels are usually around
> 6.8-7.2.I purposely run my diabetes at this level taking into account my job
> as an electrician,which can be quite physical at times.Hope this
> helps,regards,Michael.
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
> To: email @ redacted
> Sent: Monday, 16 June, 2008 3:54:53 PM
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Re: ip-uk-digest V3 #1385 - Complications
>
> Hi Michael
> Do you only test 3 times a day? That seems quite dangerous if you're on
> a pump, as you could be high for hours and not know.
> Di
>
>
> MICHAEL PRATT wrote:
>   
>> hi laura,I sometimes get these symptoms that you mentioned and I agree it
>>     
> does
>   
>> make you thinmk.I have not mentioned to consultant as yet. I have no
>> complications that I know of and have had diabetes type 1 for 24 years,been
>>     
> on
>   
>> an insulin pump for about 5 years now.I am 33 and my diabetes does not stop
>>     
> me
>   
>> doing anything.My tip for everyone is watch fatty/sugary foods particularly
>>     
> in
>   
>> evening and where you can,exercise regularly.I test as a rule when I get
>> up,maybe once through the day and before bedtime,hope this
>> helps,regards,Michael.
>>     
> .
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