constant low blood sugar?
I deal with RH for a while now. With proper diet i am able to control it. But have in mind that once my BS drops...... It may take me a day or 2 to stabilize that. I need to make sure my meals or snacks have fat. Fat helps to control my low BS. One 'bad' snack mash send me into hours or even days trying to 'chase' my low BS.
I.e. even 'good' carbs may cause my BS to drop.
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I cannot say how having been diabetic might play into things, but it is possible that it is RH or plain old hypoglycemia. RH doesn't just cause problems after eating "carby" foods, but the drops in blood sugar can happen if you are not eating a good combination of protein, carbs, and fats. Also, if you are eating very little, and depending on WHAT you are eating, it is possible that it could be regular hypoglycemia kicking in.
Perhaps if you post a couple of samples of what you ate (and how much) prior to some of these incidents, we can give you some feedback and suggestions.
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I concur with the other posters. Please give us an idea of what you are eating and how much along with how often you eat. What is your typical eating day like?
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I had RH so sensitive that 2 bites of toast with bacon and eggs would cause me to have a blood sugar drop. I am saying that because it doesn't take much for some people to have a blood sugar drop with RH. Having been diabetic, you must have a blood sugar meter. Test your blood sugar 30 minutes after you eat and then every 30 minutes until you eat again. That will help you to know what is going on. With RH your body makes too much insulin to "fight" the sugar put in to your system through the digestion of food. Tracking your readings and what you eat might be the key to figuring out what is going on.
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