I feel alone, depressed & paranoid with this diagnosis I was given approx 1 1/2 yrs ago. I've never met anyone with the same problem. I am not diabetic (yet), but my endocrinologist said I am at very high risk for developing diabetes! I must monitor every single thing I put in my mouth. I'm on a very strict diet of only whole grain or whole wheat, no sugar of any kind, no fruit, no corn, no peas, limited potatoes, etc … If I don't monitor the carbs properly, my blood sugar shoots up over 300, then crashes within about 2 hours into the 20's and causes me to pass out or have seizures! My grand kids or dtr give me a glucagon injection. As I come around, they give me something to try & regulate my blood sugar and then the roller coaster has begun. For most of the day, I have to check my blood sugar every 1/2—1 hour, then eat, if needed. My blood sugar is out Of control all day! I take Acarbose with each meal. If it doesn't control my blood sugar, the endocrinologist said there's nothing else they can do but perform surgery to remove 75% of my pancreas. Can anyone out there relate? Does anyone on this site have the same diagnosis??
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