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7 Responses

  1. karend1
    karend1 March 17, 2012 at 8:01 am | | Reply

    Love the way Wil talks, makes D issues sound not so bad :)

  2. Ilana
    Ilana March 17, 2012 at 9:03 am | | Reply

    There is also recent study from Kaiser that showed that severe hypoglycemic episodes was associated with a greater risk of dementia among an older population of type 2′s.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19366776

  3. Allison
    Allison March 17, 2012 at 2:09 pm | | Reply

    Hahahaha “Diabetes 101 review: Diabetes causes everything.”

    I have said this many times to people and I wonder if they think I’m joking but it’s, unfortunately, very true…

  4. Scott E
    Scott E March 17, 2012 at 5:58 pm | | Reply

    Oh come on… in my almost 31-years as a T1 (well, actually those first few years were as a Juvenile Diabetic, until they decided to change the name on me), I never ever met a low BG that I didn’t overtreat. There’s a reason they call it “treat”, it’s a rare opportunity to eat the “bad stuff”. Please don’t take that away from me!

  5. Tim
    Tim March 17, 2012 at 9:45 pm | | Reply

    The problem is, my brain function was alreday slipping before I dveeloped T1 diabretes. So how would I knwo if the mighty D caused it?

  6. Dennis
    Dennis March 19, 2012 at 8:14 pm | | Reply

    Well after Getting this D&mn Disease at age 45, just like my Mother, Sister and Brother Did?
    And after 17 yrs? Everything to Going To Heck!
    Tinitus -Ringing in the ear
    Fluid in the other Ear and needs a Tube and God Knows what else is comming – Getting a Head MRI
    Retinopathy- 3 Eye Hemmorages in past 3 yrs- waiting for the Next one..
    Neuropathy? Love those Stabs in the Calf of the leg in the Middle of the Nite to drive you out of Bed
    Loosing The Teeth..
    And my Fav? Constipation..

    And Of course, All the different Doctors tell you?
    Sorry, we can’t do anything about it!
    But we ca keep taking aot of Expensive Test, since your have health insurance- Our Hospital Group can use the $…

    And all the while having 6% A1c’s for Yrs!

    and No Thanks to ANY of these Dr.’s either.. All On my Own.! Having to tell them , what I need..

  7. Hiro
    Hiro April 13, 2012 at 4:45 am | | Reply

    I’ve always wondered if going low caused brain damage. I know when I was younger, I dropped so low after school one day that I went into a seizure. It didn’t hit until the next day when the school nurse was asking me questions…but I had no memory of that day until after my sugar was back up.
    Another good quick fix for leg cramps is the gatorade electrolyte mix and keeping some of the really small powerades/gatorades hidden somewhere for just when u are cramping. Even if your BG is a lil bit high, it won’t make it go that much higher and it will usually stop the cramping before you can finish testing your sugar. Then just take a shot for your BG+the few carbs in the drink.

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