My husband is diagnosed as a brittle diabetic since he was 12 and is now 35. Hes having a hard time managing his diabetes. He is normally in the 300-400 range but it often gets to the point where his meter wont even read it because its too high (over 600) he is also often low too. A typical low for him is 30s-40s but he has been as low as 15. he described the experience to me as he was conscious but unable to move. which is understandable because there wasnt enough sugar in his blood to convert to energy. He is an average weight guy about 160ish but never has an appetite so he hardly eats and when he does its little hes also VERY STUBBORN. i have tried to explain to him that for his health and our future together (we just got married in July) he needs to start eating and taking care of himself. when his sugar is high he tends to inject like 25-40 units at once, which to me seems ridiculous. especially since his sugars fluctuate so much and so quickly.
does anybody know of a way i could get it through to him that he needs to start treating his body better?
also i have tried to look up things on brittle diabetes but i cant find much, is there any website or article specifically for brittle diabetes??
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