Approximately 20 years ago I had a gastric bypass and Ive been very successful at keeping the weight off. However, now I'm experiencing a ton of post surgical problems caused by malabsorption. The main trouble is that I've been diagnosed as a brittle diabetic . My blood sugars get close to 300 during the day, then they drop to the 30's so fast that I faint. This happens at least once a week. My endocrinologist has a continuous glucose monitoring system implanted in my stomach to alert me of the highs and lows. I'm on proglycem (Diazoxide ) six times a day. So far I'm not on anything for the highs. Can anyone shed any light? I feel like I need to be on something to control the highs so it won't swing so dramatically. I know you understand what I mean when I say that I feel like I'm having to drag myself through a vat of molasses each day. Any thoughts or suggestions? Thank you in advance for your help.
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