Falls and diabetes

BandonBob
By BandonBob Latest Reply 2011-03-01 18:22:36 -0600
Started 2011-02-25 11:21:08 -0600

I had computer problems and am just getting back on line. During the time I was off I fell on the ice and hit my head fairly severely. I went to the emergency rooom and they said everything was superficial. What I want ask about is that the next morning my BG was only 38 when I got up and then Later in the day 2 hours after lunch it was 300 which is a reading I hadn't had in 20 years with the diabetes. It took about 5 days for the BG to settle back in to my normal pattern. Has this happened to anyone else out there? If it did tdid you have any recurring problems from it?


15 replies

brownbunny4340
brownbunny4340 2011-03-01 12:59:56 -0600 Report

Alot of times when a person becomes very stressed their Blood Count becomes high and it takes 5 to 7 days for it to return, just when you get a cold or the flu your Blood Count becomes high.

Guardianstone
Guardianstone 2011-02-26 15:12:01 -0600 Report

Not that severe, but, yes. I took 5 stitches after a fall, and watched my numbers jump all night.
Hope you are better.
Guarduan stone

Dr Gary
Dr GaryCA 2011-02-26 08:57:34 -0600 Report

Hey Bob! Nice to have you back. Sorry to hear about your fall and the problems that followed it. Glad you are feeling better!

BandonBob
BandonBob 2011-02-25 15:13:24 -0600 Report

Thanks for all your replies. Having an extremely hard head I hit the safest place possible. Everything is back to normal now so I guess there are not going to be any lingering effects.

MAYS
MAYS 2011-02-25 14:53:59 -0600 Report

How are you feeling now?
Have you had any follow up visits with your doctor?
Here's to continued good health for you now and in the future.

My numbers were high for a few days after my foot surgery, when my leg swells up from too much activity due to the blood clots my numbers also rise, my doctor says that it is due to the stress on my body.

Keep us informed on your progress (be careful stay away from the ice).

MAYS
MAYS 2011-02-25 14:52:17 -0600 Report

How are you feeling now?
Have you had any follow up visits with your doctor?
Here's to continued good health for you now and in the future.

My numbers were high for a few days after my foot surgery, when my leg swells up from too much activity due to the blood clots my numbers also rise, my doctor says that it is due to the stress on my body.

Keep us informed on your progress (be careful stay away from the ice).

CaliKo
CaliKo 2011-02-25 14:15:43 -0600 Report

I'm so sorry you fell! Our hospitals ERs here were full of broken hips and elbows. I think there was more of that than people damage from the auto accidents. I was lucky enough to stay home most of the time and indoors. I haven't had many upsets since my diagnosis to answer your question from personal experience, but from what I've read, your experience isn't uncommon with the blood glucose readings. I don't know of it having any long-term problems if you are completely over the injuries.

Harlen
Harlen 2011-02-25 13:31:07 -0600 Report

Hello Bob glad your ok now and that your back
Every time I am ingered or sick my BS will go nuts and it dose take me time to get it to run right.
best wishes
Harlen

jayabee52
jayabee52 2011-02-25 12:19:57 -0600 Report

Sorry you fell Bob. I pray there is no permanent damage. When you had the low, how did you treat it? Nearly 40 to 300, wow that's quite a steep rise.

Sorry I have no experience like that.

Prayers for your continued health

James

BandonBob
BandonBob 2011-02-25 16:29:59 -0600 Report

I immediately had a glass of OJ and then ate breakfast. I took my BG again right after breakfast and it was up to 100. I don't think that there is any permanent damage everything seems back to normal now. Thanks for your reply

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