Severe nocturnal hypoglycemia

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Hi all, my diabetes has been very well controlled through the years but for the last 2 nights I have been kind of scared because around midnight my blood sugar level drops very quickly and very low - 0.40 and I really have difficulties to get it up despite eating some sugar or bread.

I have not changed anything in my habits. I have been at 8 units of Lantus and between 2 and 5 units of rapid acting for several weeks now. A1C has been at 6.4 but for the last 2 days I have been dreading going to bed. Can someone help me? Any ideas? How do you manage your severe hypos?

Thank you in advance.

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Severe nocturnal hypoglycemia

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@jndr11 Hello jndr11, thank you for opening this discussion.

Let me tag a few members who can potentially answer your questions:
@mdbergstrom@emt41501@Kristapie73@DirtRnr78@emcallahan1980@greenyjess@Toenailmoon@KittyJ‍ 

Have you ever experienced nocturnal hypoglycemia like jndr11 describes? What do you do to treat it?

Take care,
Courtney

Severe nocturnal hypoglycemia


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@jndr11 Huh interesting. Has it happened after you've been physically active during the day?

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