I am a T2 and had trouble with liver dumps for several years. I was
taking metformin that just was not doing what it was supose to do.
The Dr. added glipizide and that seemed to take care of the liver
dump. Insulin resistance is the pitts.
if you slip with the fingers it comes out Iraq hee hee
On Apr 3, 6:24 am, "hemyd" optusnet.com.au> wrote:
> "Nicky" btconnect.com> wrote in message
>> On Wed, 2 Apr 2008 14:46:11 +1100, "hemyd" optusnet.com.au>
>>>Having been on holidays for the past few days, I managed my bg quite
>>>with a combination od diet, minor exercise (walking) and medication. My
>>>this morning was under 75. Low crab toast for breakfast. Had minestrone
>>>soup (few carbs - no pasta or potatoes) for lunch, then half an hour later
>>>went for my first bike ride in several days. Into a strong 40 mph head
>>>flew down the other way, then back into the head wind on my way home.
>>>7 miles. Measure my bg - Arrghhhhh! 211 !!! Someone here mentioned getting
>>>Liver Dumps From Hell. I get them all the time... Hopefully 8 units of
>>>Novorapid will bring that one down soon....
>> Sympathy, Henry - I know what that feels like! : (
>> Maybe it was the crab toast, though :P
>> T2 dx 05/04 + underactive thyroid
>> D&E, 100ug thyroxine
>> Last A1c 5.6%% BMI 25
> Hello Nicky. I recall that you are the person who used that term - The Liver
> Dump From Hell. I reckon it's a great name for it! This liver dump thing has
> frustrated me for a long time. Inexplicable high fbgs, and inexplicable bg
> spikes when they shouldn't be so. The Lantus I take in the evning killed the
> high fbg, but I have not found a reliable fix for those strange
> post-exercise highs. My theory (unresearched) for the majority of such dump
> is that lack of carbs in your diet and intensive exercise afterwards is a
> bad idea.
> These holidays I managed my bg just nicely - no spikes, low fbg - with only
> light carbs, medication and some moderate exercise. Then, as I mentioned
> before, I had this low carb lunch, then a burst of intensive exercise.
> Then - wham!!! I get this massive spike. 11.7 (Australian number). After
> taking 8 units of Novorapid to stop the spike, then another 6 later before
> dinner, then my normal 21 units of Lantus, my fbg the following morning was
> down to 3.7 (about 67). Normally I expect something like 4.5.
> I would welcome yours especially, and anyone elses ideas on these post
> exercise spikes. I don't think it's a simple result of no carbs/exercise. I
> suspected adrenalin plays a part. Probably other factors as well.
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