weight and BS Levels

By Brobo64 Latest Reply 2009-11-01 21:58:37 -0600
Started 2009-11-01 07:40:00 -0600

Hi,All I just wanted to know if weight and B/S go together.When my sugar is between 200 and 400 i feel great,If it is below 200 I feel like I don't have any energy.By the way I am 6'2" and weigh 415lbs.When I was diagnosed with diabetes the Dr who diagnosed me did not tell me whether it was type 1 or type 2 this was back in August 2003.The town I live in is a small town so our Dr's don't do any diabetic education,you have to try and figure it out for yourself.I was put on Metformin,Glyburide and Insulin,with no insurance it is hard to get this thing under control.I thank God every day for the Wal-Mart in my town which sells the Wal-Mart brand of Insulin without a prescription(It is called Relion)I normally nuy the R insulin but am thinking I might try the N or 70/30 they offer.My B/s always is high no matter what I do.

5 replies

Elrond 2009-11-01 21:58:37 -0600 Report

And also, your body needs time to adjust to the new, lower sugar, you. Get your sugar down, keep it there, and put up with the side effects for a few days. Your body will get the message and soon, a high sugar will feel odd. Your doctor and everyone here can tell you that if you continue with the high sugars, you're looking at serious trouble. I'm a survivor of a stroke and a heart attack. Trust me, neither one is pleasant. Diabetes is the #1 cause of amputations. So far, I have all my parts but I'm sure there are many amputees out there who can tell you about it. The key is maintaining a healthy blood sugar. It's not easy; I frequently find myself forced to turn down things I really want, like candy and non-diet sodas. Be sure to listen to your doctor and other health care professionals. The people here are very knowledgable and experienced, too.

sweething 2009-11-01 10:50:45 -0600 Report

As little as 10 lbs. gained or lost can make a big difference in my BS. It was proven to me this summer, when I lost some weight and my HbA1C went down to 5.4!

Harlen 2009-11-01 09:54:07 -0600 Report

Yep thats the way it worked for me too
now I run 80 to 120 and I feel good
When I ran high all the time thats the only way I felt good my body was used to being high and when I whent to where I needed to be I was feeling off It takes time to ajust to it
I wish you luck

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