I’m really not sure where to put this topic at, but I need some advice. This weekend over memorial I had gone out with friends out to the lake. Spent 2 nights on the lake swimming, playing games with friends and just chilling out. Saturday night, we had a bon-fire… One of my friends, friends had switched my drink which was a Diet Pepsi, (WOW Exciting)…
Sometime during the early part of the night, In the pop can, it was mixed with as I was told Red Bull and some (high performance drinks)
I had about 5 drinks from the pop can, in matter of 10 minutes, I started to feel like I was burning up, getting tired / sleepy which is an indicator that my glucose levels are on their rise. I had started to feel heart palpitations alittle bit stronger than they have been. (I have always have had heart palpitations) I had reached into my bag to grab my meter and it read 675.
Due to not knowing how much insulin to give due to I’m on U-500 as an emergency injection, I had sent it through the pump. But it wouldn’t have taken effect for awhile… It had kept on saying check for obstruction. Fusterated as I was and getting crabbier
One of my friends had came over to come and get me do do something, he had asked what is happening. I had told him, he had called 911 right away and life flight was sent out with an officer on board.
The police had came by as first responder, while the officer was questioning me, one of my friends friends had walked by and took my pop can. He was asked if it was his, and he said pretty much no, that he wanted to clean up the area. The officer had put it in a bag, given to life flight when I was taken to the ER. There they had analyzed the contents.
The contents of the can were enough to really send my blood sugars well over 900 to 1000 as the doctor had stated in the chart, causing me to go into DKA and coma. My delima right now is I am being asked by the police to press some sever charges against my friends friend. If I don’t, the States Attorney and the police department can over ride me and go ahead in making the charges.
My friend had said he had told him after wards he wanted to have me drink something different than diet drinks and live free. He didn’t know that I was a diabetic till I had pulled out the meter and the pump.
My friend had pretty much said, it’s up to you of what you wanna do, that it was a really dirty trick of him doing this.
This whole thing no only messed up my glucose levels, it had also scared me thinking I was actually have a heart attack, due to the stronger heart palpitations that weren’t going away. – I was told by the police one of charges among 7 of them are going to be felony charge of attempted murder. The felony comes from due to I work for the state government hospital system.
I just need to know, what would you do, how would you handle this? Cause, I’m totally at lost of all of this. I’m not wanting to make enemies cause his friends are my friends also. I have gotten some dirty calls from some of them, and some are advising me to do what I need to do and they will stand behind me. But as I have learned from my mom, a friend will stand beside you and not behind you. Is this one of them that will weed the true from the fake ones out? Just utterly lost…