Chronic Fatigue??

Jeanette Terry
By Jeanette TerryPA Latest Reply 2013-09-20 07:34:55 -0500
Started 2013-09-17 13:57:12 -0500

I get super tired quite often for what seems like an unknown reason. Sometimes I do know exactly what is happening… I get really exhausted for a few days after my blood sugars have been out of whack. I guess it is just my body trying to recover from the roller coaster ride. But other times I am just plain tired when my blood sugars have been fine and I haven't bee sick otherwise. Does anyone else experience this? Sometimes there are just some weird symptoms that come with diabetes that can't be explained.


9 replies

Set apart
Set apart 2013-09-20 07:34:55 -0500 Report

Like you I get tired after a roller coaster ride. I also have other issue, which add to fatigue at times. My iron is up and down and vitamin D deficient, with hypothyroid. So when I am tired I have to ask myself, which one is it? I take naps on weekends, at least fr 2 hours to catch up from the week.

Bun10
Bun10 2013-09-19 22:28:26 -0500 Report

There isn't a word to describe how tired I get. Something waaaaay beyond exhausted. When I sleep, I sleep so soundly that I don't hear my alarms. I have to text my daughter in law when I get up. If she doesn't hear from me by 6:30a, she is suppose to call me. This morning she called 16 times. Monday morning I was up by 5:30. It is sooooo hard to explain how tired I get. I have a Cpap machine and sometimes I sit on the bed, don't remember lying down and never put my mask on. Wake up with my clothes on!! I only have about 25 more lbs to lose. My sleep dr says Im consistently inconsistent. Then he laughs. My eyes narrow and I give him the stare. He laughs again while rising to leave the room. His receptionist says, "$35 please". Grrrrrr!

Miss_Teal
Miss_Teal 2013-09-19 11:47:21 -0500 Report

Yes, yes and yes.. it's weird and hard to explain to anyone that doesn't experience it. For me it's when I haven't eaten timely OR to much fat/carbs.

Amy2290
Amy2290 2013-09-18 20:37:49 -0500 Report

Yes I have the same issue. But since I am in the medical profession my doctors just tell me it's from stress from that but I too believe it has a lot to do with the diabetes. If u get an answer as to why plz let me know.

cowboyslbug
cowboyslbug 2013-09-18 19:02:58 -0500 Report

I think you have answered your question within your question. There's no doubt after a roller coaster ride it does take days to recover and no your not alone. Been there too, there are also days where it just feels like you have no muscle tone to hold your own body up. Makes it hard to get back on the right track when your so exhausted but the best thing you can do is drink lots of water and flush your system out.

Kimmy39
Kimmy39 2013-09-18 09:29:28 -0500 Report

I get really tired it seems more then usual and I haven't even done anything. Now I have problems with pains in my legs and feet . I recently was diagnosed with diabetes like three years ago. Sometimes scared and sometimes don't know what to do. Any help would be appreciated. Thank u

grand'pa
grand'pa 2013-09-17 20:40:04 -0500 Report

I have gone that road and I noticed the food or drinks we take has a lot to do with it…and also if we have stress it seems to double-whack our system. lol Now I started to eat more vegetables like cooked beets and veggies of all colour and shapes…but I noticed that If you cut down your bread and pasta…your lifestyle will greatly improved!!…and in the evening only half of a fruit… :)

Jeanette Terry
Jeanette TerryPA 2013-09-17 13:58:03 -0500 Report

Here is my review of a study that was done on this subject that we have posted here on the site if you wanted to look into it further.

http://www.diabeticconnect.com/diabetes-information-articles/general/640-always-tired-the-sometimes-unexplainable-symptoms-of-diabetes

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