I was diagnosed with Type II about seven years ago and thought I pretty much had it under control - good A1C's and all that - but really have been having crazy mood swings all these years. I seriously thought I was manic-depressive or something like that and all of a sudden - boing! - realized that I haven't been monitoring my blood sugars for years or trying to make any kind of correlation between my bad moods and my blood sugar levels. Why this never occurred to me I will never know but I'm going to start monitoring my blood sugars more often (as we are supposed to…). "Could this be the answer?" she asked hopefully. Perhaps all these years of just accepting that I have diabetes and actually trying to take care of myself as a diabetic might make a difference! I feel a little foolish - well, maybe more than a little foolish - about admitting that I've treated myself so casually, to the point of ignoring that I'm diabetic, without realizing the consequences. It'll be interesting to see how this all turns out!
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