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Carbs are Like Sleeping Pills - HELP

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Hi, everyone. I am a semi-new diabetic. It has been about 1-2 years and they are already trying to put me on insulin. I am trying to hold out. My blood sugars are not at their best right now, but I know that if I could control my eating, it would be so much better... and I know this because I have done so. Whenever I eat anything high in carbohydrates, it is like I have taken a sleeping pill. Nothing can keep me awake at this point. Is this normal? Has anyone had this experience? Also, any ideas on what could be causing my low blood pressures (yes, pressures...not sugar)? I have checked with my doctor, but I don't really think they care all that much. I got my 10 minutes and they really don't have time to think about my problems in that time frame. Any advice anyone...anyone with similar symptons after eating carbs? I also know that I should be watching my carbs, but it is almost as if I can't control myself sometimes. It is like that candy bar is calling me.
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