So I'm 27. When I was pregnant with my third child I noticed I was peeing a lot, like more then when your pregnant lol I was getting up like every half hour to go to bathroom. I was gulping OJ :O and my vision was getting blurry. I knew something had to be wrong I would eat a meal and 30 minutes later go to sleep because I was so tired. The doctor noticed protein in my urine early about 15 or 16 wks and requested I get the glucose test done early so I did. When I did the test I was soo nauseous the lady who took my blood must have thought my sugar was low and told me me to drink some oj and get something to eat when I left. I felt sooo sick after that I slept the whole day, I can only imagine what my sugar was :O. So my results came back 1 hr glucose was 409.my A1c was 9. Was sent to a endo. He told me he thought that I had probably developed diabetes in the last few years and to not expect it to go away. So during pregnancy I was on insulin after pregnancy they took me off, guess the nurses and doctors at hospital thought it might go away. At first it wasn't so bad I was still having some highs but they said it could still go away so I waited. It didn't go away and eventually kept getting harder and harder to control. I have no insurance and have been trying for the past 9 months since my son was born to get medicaid but have been repeatedly denied. I am at a point where the past 4 months I have ate no carbs and when I feel like I'm having a better day I only eat up to 2gcarb per meal. I eat only protein and fat and my fasting are still 130 to 160 and my after meal blood sugars are anywhere between 130 to 220 and this is with no carbs. So finally I was told about this place Shepherds Hope and they have been awesome, specially since I also have a pituitary tumor and I know my prolactin levels are high as well so at least I can get help for this as well. I have finally been able to see and endo I actually just saw her yesterday, she said she thinks I have 1.5 lada which I was thinking anyway. So she is doing the Anti-GAD test and C peptide and A1c. She put me on insulin. Novolog before meals 1 unit for every 15g and Levemir 6 units at bedtime. So the past 2 weeks I have been trying and then adjusting after 2 to 3 days of it not working. I was having low blood sugars at 5:30 in the morning so i've split my levemir 3u 8pm and 3u 8am. My breakfast ratio right now is 1:10 and I'm still going over 200. My lunch I just lowered today to 1:11 and have actually got my highest lunch number 192..dont know how this happened when I even changed the ratio. My dinner is 1:11 as well and is usually good 1 hour and sometimes good 2 hours but near 200 at bedtime. I'm seriously getting so upset and frustrated even with making adjustments every few days you would think I would have improvement and instead it seems to getting harder. I'm reading "think like a panceras" it has a lot of great info but i'm still feeling lost. I dont know what to do. Should I change my morning dose of basal Levemir? I've been checking during the night to see what is happening too and by 5am my blood sugar is 100 but then by 7am it goes up to 112 or so the past 2 days, so i'm thinking the nighttime levemir is ok for now? I don't know. But do you think I should up my levemir in morning to help with inbetween meals? Thanks so much for all the advice.
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