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  1. Diabetes Complications
    Let me first start by stating that I had gestational diabetes while I was pregnant and I successfully managed it with a heart-breakingly strict diet. I remember feeling sick and scatterbrained when low, along with feeling tired, clumbsy etc etc My daughter (Liz) turned a year old yesterday...
  2. Diabetes Symptoms
    I have a few concerns about my blood sugar. I am a non-diabetic but I have always been someone who has to snack every 3 hours or I feel shaky/weak. I went to my doctor recently because my hunger lately has increased and she did a basic metabolic panel and a TSH level. Everything came back...
  3. Diabetes
    I have a pump for my T1 and I completely turn it off when I rollerblade but my blood sugar will go from 200 to 60 in 20 minutes. I have an inline half marathon that will take me about 60 minutes to complete. What can I take that is small and will help me keep me from crashing too low during...
  4. Diabetes
    Background: My grandfather is 88 years old with diabetes and advanced Alzheimer's and otherwise happy and healthy and perfectly mobile. He can climb stairs no problem etc. He can still shovel the deck of moderate snow for a solid amount of time. He gets his blood sugar levels tested before lunch...
  5. Diabetes Symptoms
    I have recently been diagnosed with prediabetes (3 months ago) and I've started testing at home. Apart from when I had high-GI carbs (rice crackers) and my BG went shooting up and then dropped me into the start of a hypo, my BG has been consistently low over the past two days. 4.8 (86) to 5.8...
  6. Diabetes Forum Lounge
    Let me start by saying that I'm the mother of a 14 months old, very active, baby. And being a stay at home mom, it's hard to manage my diabetes sometimes, but especially when I have lows. I've been wondering how other parents deal with their hypos while juggling with kids. I've found that...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone! My husband has been on the forum for many years and after last night, I decided to join. Maybe someone out there can help me. Once in awhile, his blood sugar drops really low. At first I just thought he was acting silly. We would laugh and play until I realized it was more than...
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