... While this was a serious wake up call regarding your son's diabetes management, I think that the EMT was incorrect in telling you your son would have died if you weren't in the room. ... (3 replies)
... When I searched online for diabetic seizure and shock and other things, it seems like this must have been a seizure, but it doesn't really fit what I've read. I just don't know what else it could be. ... (3 replies)
... I don't understand how he can have Diabetes when the highest his bs has gotten is 275, and that's less than 2 hrs. after a meal, and his bs keeps getting too low even though he eats all this sugar. ... (1 replies)
... T1 Diabetics may develop a tendency to seize at higher HYPO bGs over time (i.e., used to seize at about 20 mg/dL, now get seizures at 45 mg/dL). In fact, this was exactly my own situation before treatment.
I don't know anything about seizures in HYPERGLYCEMIC (high) situations. But for many people, (diabetic and otherwise), Depakote is an effective anti-seizure med. I've... (5 replies)
... tal. It's a long story, but he was going through denial that he was diabetic. He'd give himself insulin to treat by how he "felt", refusing to test. This last seizure happened when he thought his blood sugar was high. He gave himself two shots of insulin when it didn't feel like it was going down. ... (5 replies)
... My son has Type I diabetes and has been having seizures with low blood sugars for years. My daughter has diabetes also, and doesn't. Does anyone else out there have seizures with their low blood sugars? ... (5 replies)
... Here is an article linking diabetes to epilepsy. ... (4 replies)
... Scary. I have been there and know what it is like. How low was your blood sugar when you had the seizure at work? ... (4 replies)
... This has NEVER happened before. Everytime I've had a seizure since my diagnosis it has been in the middle of the night. By the time I wake it's just too late. I've had diabetes for 9 yrs. The first 2 yrs. ... (4 replies)
... MissHelen, I wish I had the perfect answer for you, but all I can do is share with you that, four years ago, I was forced to take disability retirement from a field I had been in for almost 30 years and had been gradually having short term memory troubles enough to be found unfit for duty when coupled with osteoarthritis in my knees! What I DIDN'T know was that, at this same... (15 replies)
... Imitrex can trigger seizures because it works on Serotonin Neurons (Brain Cells) receptors. Imitrex is an agonist for a vascular 5-hydroxytryptamine1 receptor subtype (probably a member of the 5-HT1D family) having only a weak affinity for 5-HT1A, 5-HT5A, and 5-HT7 receptors and no significant affinity (as measured using standard radioligand binding assays) or... (1 replies)
... My juvenile diabetes daughter age 26 had a seizure last year after taking imitrex. They ran every test known to man and said it was low blood sugar. ... (1 replies)
... Over this whole time since then, I've started becoming a hypochondriac, last year I went to the doctor from frequent urination, and was checked for diabetes from that, and didn't have it. Now I'm starting to worry about having it again, every day. ... (6 replies)
... I am diabetic and I have the same problem with intense itching on one or both arms. Sometimes I just want to cut them off they itch so much! I have kept track of my blood sugar and it doesn't necessarily match up with the itching. However, I have found that stress seems to trigger the itching.
I was concerned it was from kidney problems but my doctor said my kidney... (4 replies)
... i recently had a seizure. this would make my 4th one in the 10 yr span ive had diabetes. for some reason this time i am getting terrible headaches. i have never gotten them before when this has happened in the past. has anyone else experienced these? and how long did they last? (0 replies)
... Are you a type 2 diabetic? Some of your information is good, but some is not such good advice for a T2 or not enitirely accurate.
I agree with the advice about healthy fats and real butter. Also the explanations of T1 vs T2 and avoiding white foods.
Ketogenic diets can work well for controlling blood sugar levels and weight loss. I've tried it myself with great success... (10 replies)
... All the posts I've read are very informative and right on target. Do you understand what T2 diabetes is? ... (10 replies)
... A seizure can be caused from low blood sugars. There is something called Reactive Hypoglycemia and you don't have to be diabetic to have it. ... (4 replies)
... lycimia. I followed up with her doctor 2 days later, which she ordered blood test and an eeg at childrens hospital, waiting on the results now. her doctor thinks seizure or diabetes, but she wont know til the test get back, im just wondering if this sounds like diabetes, what else could cause low blood sugar? ... (4 replies)
... my pregnant wife checked for any unwanted activities, because she passed out on the streets while we are going to the office. Our doctor first suspected it as a seizure or epilepsy, good thing it turned out to be that she just had a hypo and our baby is okay. Good luck! ... (3 replies)