I know this issue is totally "Diabetes 101," and that after 18 years of being T1 I really should have figured it out, but my #1 problem with my diabetes management is treating low BGs.
My strategy for treating lows is rediculous: As soon as I feel low, I start eating (whatever is around-crackers, candy, juice, sanwiches, ice cream-whatever!) and don't stop till I feel better. This of course sets my BG swinging up and down for hours afterwards.
Rationally, I know that this is not the way to do it, but I don't even think- I just panic and start eating. I just have so much fear about hypoglycemia.
I read one post on another site where this woman said that she gave herself insulin while she was treating the low to balance the effects of her overtreating- I'd be scared to DEATH to do that!
How do you all treat lows? Any advice?
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