How to avoid hypoglycemia during 12 hour shifts? - pg.2 | allnurses

How to avoid hypoglycemia during 12 hour shifts? - page 2

Question for other diabetic nurses - Do you take your insulin and/or hyperglycemic agents at work? I find that I can't or I will go hypoglycemic and it ain't pretty! I work ICU and I really don't... Read More

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    I was dx with type 2 just last week with an A1C of 7.7. Of course, I had to check my own fasting & 2hpp just to convince myself of the dx. I've not yet started the metformin, but glad to know that it won't cause hypo-g. That is my biggest immediate fear.
    Does anyone use a pda resource to manage diet? Is counting carbs the best way to go?
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    Quote from vickynurse
    I was dx with type 2 just last week with an A1C of 7.7. Of course, I had to check my own fasting & 2hpp just to convince myself of the dx. I've not yet started the metformin, but glad to know that it won't cause hypo-g. That is my biggest immediate fear.
    Does anyone use a pda resource to manage diet? Is counting carbs the best way to go?
    Sorry, just realized this question should go on another thread. Good luck to you.

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