From Harrisville, Pennsylvania, USA:
I'm a 46 year old who was diagnosed with hypoglycemia (which is diet controlled) 17 years ago, and, for the last month or so, my blood sugars are constantly out of control (90-160 or more mg/dl [5-8.9 mmol/L]. Additionally, food just seems to sit in my stomach for extended hours, making me feel bloated and constantly full. If I don't eat I'm fine, but not eating causes my blood sugar to drop to 50 mg/dl [2.8 mmol/L] and then I pass out.
Someone suggested that I may be insulin resistant until the food in my stomach gets to the liver. I'm searching for any and all solutions.
My best guess is that you might have gastroparesis, a condition in which the stomach doesn't empty. You might ask your doctor to evaluate you for this. At 46, you might have typeá2 diabetes starting too.
Original posting 26 Aug 2001
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