Constant high sugar ):

Go Back   The Diabetes Forum Support Community For Diabetics Online > Diabetes Forum Community > Diabetes Complications

Diabetes Complications Diabetes can cause many short term, long term, acute and chronic complications. Please use this section to discuss any experiences you have with Diabetes related complications. New members please feel free to post about your concerns and ask questions to the community.


Constant high sugar ):


Closed Thread
 
Shared Thread Thread Tools
Old 09-08-2010, 01:54   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: NYC
Posts: 1


Default Constant high sugar ):

Hi all,
so about a week ago I went on a three day fast (I've fasted before for two weeks with no problem) - everything went okay until I started spotting. It was strange because I've never spotted before (it couldn't be my period because I was done with my period two weeks before); the blood was chunky and my underwear was just stained brown.
After googling, I came to the conclusion that it was because the fast had cleansed my system and old blood was leaving my system.
Fast forward two days - the spotting had stopped and I felt like my blood sugar was high the whole day and so I kept bolus-ing (I'm on the pump)/giving myself insulin. It wasn't until I went over to a friend's (about 8 hours into the day), that I realized that the pump tubing I had was leaking. I immediately go home, change my tubing, and check my sugars - of course it reads HI.
I inject myself and finally get the sugar down; however, ever since that day my sugars are wonky.
Insulin doesn't seem to work as it should, I've gained about 5lbs since last week, and I've started breaking out!
After coming home from school today I've checked my sugar and it read 271 but I ate nothing but a salad.
The closest solution I've come to this problem is to set my basal to the rate I give myself during my periods.
Will this problem pass? I am a type 1 diabetic and am currently 18 years old.
Thank you for taking the time out to read this long post. Please, if anyone knows ANYTHING, I'd appreciate it!

charm is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
High Blood Sugar-Need Help! breezeonby Diabetes 16 07-25-2010 17:11
high fasting blood sugar showkat New Member Introductions 4 07-16-2010 06:31
exercising during high blood sugar levels friendliness Diabetes Complications 10 03-20-2010 06:55
High BG problem kendi010901 Diabetes Treatment 2 02-02-2010 19:10
High sugar at night and in the morning - advice please jsingh Diabetes Complications 17 04-01-2009 04:22

LEGAL NOTICE
By using this Website, you agree to abide by our Terms and Conditions (the "Terms"). This notice does not replace our Terms, which you must read in full as they contain important information. You must not post any defamatory, unlawful or undesirable content, or any content copied from a third party, on the Website. You must not copy material from the Website except in accordance with the Terms. This Website gives users an opportunity to share information only and is not intended to contain any advice which you should rely upon. It does not replace the need to take professional or other advice. We have no liability to you or any other person in respect of any content on this Website.


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 04:03.




Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.