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Ok... I was told yesterday "no question is a dumb question" So I have another one for you.

I have had dinner and about an hour later I have started to feel a little Shaky. I took my Bg and i am at 79. Before Dinner and meds I was 109. I have not consumed any more Carbs yet but I am about to drink a little Juice to try to get rid of the shakes. My question is at what level should a normal Type 2 with no other complications target for? Is 79 too low?
 

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79 (4.38) isn't too low, but it prob'ly feels like it because your body is accustomed to running so much higher. As you acclimate to the lower levels, the shakiness should subside. I hope others will come & correct me if I'm wrong, but I think I've heard that 60 (3.33) is the jumping off place for treating a low.
 

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I have always been told that 70 is the official hypo point and anything above that really doesnt need to be worried about.
 

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Thank you

I appreciate your help. I thought 70, but read 80 and was feeling a little Shaky... Guess I am just not use to it. Again Thank you
 

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is it possible its different for each person?

i was at 67 before dinner, and didnt feel any hypo-ness

now (a little more then two hours after dinner) im at 76 and
my limbs are pretty damn cold
 

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Hi All

I had my first Hypo the other day. At least it is what I believe a Hypo to feel like. Cold and shaky all over but mainly in the arms. Fuzzy headed and sleepy. Does this sound familier?

I had been for an 8 mile walk with, I now think, not enough fuel in me. I had a small lunch before hand and did snack on a bag of roasted nuts on the way but boy did I crash once I stopped.

I measured my sugars as soon as I felt odd and they were 7.3 (131) and then 40 mins later they were 4.3 (77.4)

I wolfed down some ham and a banana and it sorted itself out but it was a bit scary for a while.
I have been concentrating so hard on reducing the high numbers that I gave no thought to the low end of the scale. DOH!!!
 

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77 is not low, however your body says it because its used to higher BG. as you get your BG down the "lows" will happen at a lower BG.
 

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77 is not low, however your body says it because its used to higher BG. as you get your BG down the "lows" will happen at a lower BG.
This is true. Your body has to get used to having less sugar
 
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