My doctors' always tell me to use "fast acting carbs" for lows. When they begin listing things i should try, Glucose Tablets always come up.
To make my point let me tell you about my day. You see, i was in quite a predicament, my BG( blood glucose) went to 62 ( i have epilepsy so lows are very dangerous) and i felt okay to handle it because my tabs were with me. i took several to no avail so then, after that i tried glucose gel. Nothing! i began to get scared because i used up my reserves earlier in the day and had nothing else with me and it would be at least an hour before i could get my hands on anything else. Finally after 30 minutes it came up to 89(target being 110) so i felt i was in the clear. Yet, by the time i got home it was back down to 69.
So this is my question to my fellow Diabetic Connectors, am i the only one experiencing this? I mean, what is the best thing to carry because it's not like i can tote around a bottle of honey or juice all day every day. What works for you to have on hand for those nasty lows?
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