I have a problem that has been plaguing since before Mom’s death in October 2015, but it has gotten worse since her death and I think this group is the only ones who can help me.
After my diagnosis of diabetes in August 2013, the original endo got upset with me because I was not able to tolerate metformin. To say the least he didn’t have the best side matter and he had been my mom’s doctor. Before she even passed we split the sheets.
The second endo had a chip on her shoulder when I told her I had to exclude carbs from my diet if I wanted to have decent numbers.she said that wasn’t true. She prescribed Januvia which caused me to gain weight and show symptoms of heart failure that ticked off my cardiologist and rheumatologist.
My third endo took me off all diabetes drugs and let me try diet and exercise for a while. I lost the weight I gained but my sugars stayed consistent. Now she’s prescribed Trulicity and I’m having upper left abdominal pain, diaherra, and my sugars are all over the place.
Long story short though is this. My maternal grandfather was started on insulin immediately. He couldn’t take any pills, he couldn’t eat or drink anything diet or artificially sweetened. My mother went through the gambit and then they decided to out her on insulin…she went through sadness and mood swings and such.
That’s what I’m feeling now. I just feel like myself. I go through the motions of life but I feel like I’m having an out of body experience. People I know say my personality has changed. I’m not the happy Kate they always knew and I’m irritable and snappy. But I don’t mean to be. I was in target yesterday, and for a moment I got hot, queasy and sick to my stomach. I had to focus myself. Got myself back to the front and check out. When i got home and check my blood sugar it was 158…it had jumped from 108 in like 45 minutes?
Yesterday was my RA infusion and I was so sick last night. When i went to bed my sugars was 185 at 8:30 pm and at midnight I awoke sick and checked it was 215 and I had diaherra. But my sugars usually run high after my infusions, its just now my sugars are staying high all the time…over night and through out the day. This morning it was back down to 110 so I guess the Trulicity got it under control but I just don’t know about how I feel. Will I ever feel like myself again?