From Baltimore, Maryland, USA:
My son will be four this summer, and was diagnosed with diabetes two months ago. At first his blood glucose levels were high but stabilized. He has only been on 2-2.5 units of NPH in the A.M. for three weeks. However, the past three days his blood glucose level has increased in the evenings to 265, 196, 235. He still maintains good morning readings (highest in a week has been 127). He also suffers from allergies and asthma. Could it be possible the higher levels and his allergies are related? Or, is it more likely the end of his brief honeymoon stage?
It's much more likely to be the end of his honeymoon period but any other illness during the honeymoon can lead to a temporary increase in insulin requirement.
Original posting 7 Aug 1999
Posted to Honeymoon
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:06
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