Newly diagnosed in June as a type 1 at 26 years old. It came as a total shock to me. My endo says I'm still making some insulin but it's not going to last much longer. About a week after I was diagnosed and started lantus (8units), I started going low. I've had to gradually cut down units because I was getting such bad lows. Im now down to 5 units (was at 4 but bs got too high). I eat pretty well and keep my carbs down but I have really bad spikes (around 200) when I eat 30-35 carbs at a meal (which is what my educator recommended). However a few hours after I eat I'm back down to 80-100. I was told I will need to start using humolog soon, but Im still a little fuzzy on when. My endo said when I'm seeing 200 before a meal is when I should start with a couple units, but I'm wondering if I heard her wrong. I unfortunately do not have health insurance until October 1st. I'm just curious about other people's honeymoon periods and how they knew they were over, and when they started taking the fast acting insulin. Thanks in advance for any information or insight you all may have!
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