Hi all! Just joined. Diagnosed with type two a few weeks ago. Began using my meter right away but didn't start Metformin until a few days ago. Readings usually between 90 and 127 so have been a little slow taking in the reality of the diagnosis. Hit 169 just once, after a cinnamon roll and coffee for breakfast (I know). I was told not to skip meals once I started taking the meds so today I did have breakfast but then around lunchtime I got so shaky and weak I was certain I was going to black out. I slammed a cold leftover hamburger patty and piece of lettuce (that was all I could find quickly). Could hardly walk to the fridge to get it and was unable to prepare anything else. Am fine now but still a little dinged and trembley. Good grief! I've gotten weak from missing a meal in the past but nothing like that! About 20 minutes after eating I used my meter and it read 78 (not too bad). Know I have a lot to learn but am guessing the Metformin is what brought that on. Not certain. Scared the blazes out of me.
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