As I write this its 3am, and I’m STILL waiting for my blood sugar to reach 140 so I could safely sleep (it was 108 2 hours ago, now 98, after taking 2 “points”(24gm) of carbs in the form of rice). This has been a long term issue with me. Whenever its lower than 140 or 130 before I sleep, I take something depending on how low it is, and find that it somehow only makes a difference over 2 hours later! This isnt the best when it comes to sleep. I dont want to sleep until it gets higher, so I can take my night insulin (lantus) cause I’m then deemed to oversleep. What should I do then? Also, often times when its 140, and I take my lantus like a nice diabetic before I sleep, its around 80 or 90 20min later! to me, when I sleep its the most complicated point in the day.
Does this have anything to do with my dinner? I often times dine around 4-5hours before I sleep. Maybe I require less dinner insulin? for meals I take actrapid.