From Queensland, Australia:
At 7.00 am I tested my blood sugar reading 8.9 mmol/l [160 mg/dl]. I then had two slices of wholemeal bread toasted with a small can of baked beans and a large glass of water. At 9.00 am I tested my blood sugar again it was 20.8 [374 mg/dl]. Is this normal for such an increase over that period of time?
If your dose of insulin was not adequate for the meal, it is certainly possible for your blood sugar to go from 9 to 21 mmol/l. Talk to a registered dietitian to learn about the content of the foods that you eat, and with your doctor, nurse educator or dietitian about adjusting your short-acting insulin based on food intake.
Original posting 12 Dec 97
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:56
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.