That's what the white coated person told me the other week when I took advantage of the free finger stick at Wally World. I had stopped in to get more strips after I'd runn through a bunch with back to back food experiments.
My bg was 148, about what I figured it would be after not resisting some pizza crust. Just the thick, crusty, crunchy, toasted cheesey part of 1 and half of another. Unfortunately I had been over 140 earlier in the day when my experiment went bg unfriendly.
The next day my little toe, its neighbor, and the next one on both feet did their tingling. Wierd part it is only in the shower this happens. Must be the curve of the tub puts the correct pressure to make it happen AND only if I have gone over that 140 mark.
Thankfully it goes away after two days.
However, for me, if I followed the advice quoted above, I would be on the path to nerve problems. Also, other silent problems could be doing their damage, untill the tipping point would be reached.
This isn't the only white coat who has rattled off the 180 mantra to me. In this case I'll listen when my body speaks.
Oh, I did try to explain to the white coat that I had problems at 140. Since I wasn't wearing a white coat, I was wrong.
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