I am a recently diagnosed Type 1 diabetic after being told for 10 years I was "borderline". I go back in two days to see the blood test results and figure out my next move.
My problem is this: After reading on so many sites and literature the "normal" sugar levels, it makes mine seem just a little off. However, I know when mine are bad. There are times it gets so low that I get dizzy, fall, or even blackout.
When it gets too high for me, I get clammy, sick, and downright off. Like right now, my sugar is 169 and I feel horrible. I can't stop drinking fluids and am shaky. Yet I also get that way at about 125. If my levels go below 100, then I feel horrible as well. I am worried that this doctor is going to blow me off, or try and work it out with diet, which obviously hasn't worked in 10 years, its not going to now.
Am I worried about nothing, or are my levels really not a big deal? I grew up with diabetics, but they all had really really high levels, not these piddly ones I get.
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