I have just joined the group and have just read your post. I have sympathy for you. My boyfriend is type 1. He is 58. He is having alot of lows, usually 1 a day, sometimes in the 30's...last week down to 22. He can get very mean and sometimes fights me. It is very scary. One time I grabbed my carkeys and stayed away. He had grabbed me from behind and held on. He is normally very mild mannered. I am really frustrated. If I am not around I guess he would pass on if no one else is either. I have saved him probably 100's of times in the last 3 years.View Thread
I am on this site because I have a friend that is Type 1. I have taken the responsibility for helping him when he needs it. He is 58, works and is generally healthy except for the lows which he has almost everyday, later in the day or at night. Sometime he has one late afternoon and another during the night. Of course he is eating and sees his doctors regularly. He is on the pump. Often he is out working or after work and may be in a parking lot. Someone may find him and call 911. He is getting exercise in his work and the lows are more frequent. I know his metabalism is higher because of this. Are there any suggestions beyond the normal things to do? He says he did not used to have so many lows. He does not need to be back himself but has to work. We do not know what to do.
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