When you have diabetes, managing your blood sugar is a constant struggle. You have to take into consideration your physical activity, as well as essentially everything you consume all day, every day. Additionally, factors a lot of people wouldn’t even think about can affect your number (stress, anyone!?). You’d think that all the practice we get trying to keep our numbers in a healthy range would render us relatively capable of predicting the outcome of a test.
But for most of us, it’s often a guessing game.
One question that has always plagued me is why my blood sugar is always so high after a low blood sugar episode.
Until I found this video.
In it, certified diabetes educator, Joy Pape, reveals what may be causing these high numbers and discusses what we can do to prevent them.
Watch how old habits, cravings, and not following the rule of 15 may be the culprit to uncontrollable blood sugars.
Take a look, and let us know what you think in the comments below!
L.D. and her eleven-year-old lab, Eleanor Rigby Fitzgerald, moved from Seattle to Grand Rapids earlier this year, and are currently enjoying exploring their new city! She likes books, music, movies, running, and being outdoors as much as possible.