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Sun Jun 23 14:03:37 UTC 2013

I get it under control for a few weeks everything is fine, don't change what I thought I was doing right then here come the super lows again. Why?
Asked By: cdbear11  
Category: Other

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I follow everything I am suppose to as far as checking my BG and taking my meds as I am directed to. But after a few weeks I start having super lows again. I feel like I am fighting a losing battle.
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2013-08-19 14:46:07.0

I always like to describe diabetes management as having many "moving parts", meaning there are so many variables that affect blood sugars. Some of these variables we may not even be aware of, such as medications you take that may affect blood sugars,etc. To really troubleshoot a problem like frequent lows it is often helpful to use a device known as a continuous glucose monitor. You wear this for a period of a few days to maybe a week and it will analyze trending of blood sugars to help you pinpoint your problem. Don't despair, you can get answers with a little detective work.
Answered By: susan sloane
Accreditations: B.S.,Rph.,C.D.E.,Nutritionist
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