Quick Question on the Morning of Surgery

NatureLover888
on 12/29/17 5:40 am
RNY on 12/29/17

I WAS allowed by my pre-op liquid diet to drink Gatorade, the regular kind. Last night I finished off about a cup before midnight.

Woke up and my fasting blood sugar (Type 2 Diabetes) was 118. Do I need to take my Kwikpen 75/25 insulin or leave it alone?

Anyone who has been through this rodeo, please advise! Will call surgeon's office, too.

peachpie
on 12/29/17 7:07 am - Philadelphia, PA
RNY on 04/28/15

Call your surgeon and follow their advice only

5'6.5" High weight:337 Goal Weight:195 Current Weight: 197

Writergurl08
on 1/4/18 1:33 pm
RNY on 02/15/18

Call your surgeon AND maybe the doctor you regularly see for your diabetes (endocrinologist or PCP).

personally I think you're fine without it, and since you won't be eating, taking it might cause you to crash later. But again, call and ask!

HW: 340 CW: 312

surgery scheduled! Surgeon: Dr. Kalyana Nandipati (Omaha, NE)

Writergurl08
on 1/4/18 1:34 pm
RNY on 02/15/18

Just realized this post is almost a week old. Never mind me!

HW: 340 CW: 312

surgery scheduled! Surgeon: Dr. Kalyana Nandipati (Omaha, NE)

NatureLover888
on 1/4/18 9:22 pm
RNY on 12/29/17

Thank you for the support, anyway! I called the surgeon's office and they told me that because I was on a high dose of insulin (60 units of Humalog 75/25 three times a day!) It will take some time for my blood sugar to regulate itself. I'm now post-op and looking forward to the days of no more insulin!

Writergurl08
on 1/5/18 4:26 am
RNY on 02/15/18

I'm awaiting approval currently and am hoping for the same :) good luck!!

HW: 340 CW: 312

surgery scheduled! Surgeon: Dr. Kalyana Nandipati (Omaha, NE)

NatureLover888
on 1/5/18 9:38 am
RNY on 12/29/17

You can do it! I am AMAZED by the weight loss so far...I was 390 at my HIGHEST WEIGHT ever, 375 around consult, lost 10 pounds as required by surgeon pre-op, and this morning the scale says 344.2! I'm so thrilled!

Writergurl08
on 1/6/18 5:31 pm
RNY on 02/15/18

That's fantastic!

HW: 340 CW: 312

surgery scheduled! Surgeon: Dr. Kalyana Nandipati (Omaha, NE)

NatureLover888
on 1/6/18 8:19 pm
RNY on 12/29/17

Thank you, Writergurl! I'm a writer as well...and I love to read! Got on the scale again this morning and I was down another 2 pounds! I THANK GOD for my RNY.

Writergurl08
on 1/7/18 8:52 am
RNY on 02/15/18

Lol reading, writing...love it! I used to teach high school English.

i can't wait for mine.

HW: 340 CW: 312

surgery scheduled! Surgeon: Dr. Kalyana Nandipati (Omaha, NE)

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