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This isn't really a question but do you ever feel like a failure when your sugar goes high for no reason and won't come down? I always feel disappointed in myself and angry that it got to that point

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1999.
Kissimmee, FL
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Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
yes! it's so annoying. A few times I've had really high numbers (like 24) and taken 1 unit and my levels have dropped so much I've had a massive hypo

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2014.
Ipoh, MYS
Agree

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2014.
Ipoh, MYS
Few days ago, my blood sugar become stable and consistent at healthy range. Today I test again and found my blood sugar spike up until 12.3mmol (pre-dinner ) !! I don't know what's the reason....

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
you will find that happening all the time. you may have miscalculated your carbs/insulin or you weren't as active or if you get sick, your levels go up. do you have corrective doses too to bring you down to a better range?

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2014.
Ipoh, MYS
Everything is correct. I really no idea

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
it will happen. try not to get disheartened

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1962.
Bluffton, SC
I don't feel disappointed in myself because I know I am doing the best I can with the tools I have, but frustrated with my diabetes . I try to find out the reason but sometimes that's just the craziness of things.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2014.
Ipoh, MYS
Yesterday I suddenly had hypoglycemia. I really no idea how it's happened. Same insulin dosage as usual , more a little bit carbohydrates and didn't go for exercise because of rainy day.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2004.
Clearwater, FL
YES! That's happening to me today, and not only am I upset with myself, but my mom is pretty mad too. Even if our loved ones TRY to understand what we have to deal with, they never will truly get it. Which sucks. But that's the worst, knowing it's not your fault and there is nothing you can do about

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2004.
Clearwater, FL
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