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Old 03-29-2009, 06:30 AM   #1
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What is going on with these kind of numbers?

Last nite 204-2 hours after eating, so I took it another hour later to see if it was going down, it ws 60...yes 60, I took it 3 times to make then I waited another hour to see what was going on and it was 124...what does this all mean?

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Old 03-29-2009, 08:14 AM   #2
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Re: What is going on with these kind of numbers?

This may be reactive hypoglycemia. It is happening a little quicker for you than most, in the two-hour frame, where many experience it in the 3-4 hour frame. You "react" with a flood of insulin to the carb intake, bringing your sugar level low. Then your liver "sees" it and starts outputting glucose, and you go on "oscillating" for a few hours in this manner, until things calm down again.

You didn't say what kind of therapy, or if you have a diagnosis of diabetes....

Sometimes people who "cover" with insulin get these kinds of things, too. Like me, if I overshoot.

Old 03-29-2009, 09:41 AM   #3
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Re: What is going on with these kind of numbers?

I'm not really on anything...I had started Metformin for about a week and went off because of the SEVERE nausea..I don't know if that messed with my BG or not going off of it like that..I don't know if I ever want to take it again either..after I'm better I may try again just in case it was a coincidence and was the flu.

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