Good Day Dennis,
I have carefully gone through your entire history of diagnosing & ever since you have been managing, its something extraordinary for which I have to congratulate you. I felt that the way you have adopted is not easy for everyone. Just to share here, being inspired, I tried to go in a very accurate, measured & calculated way but very soon found myself in hot waters in terms of anxiety, dizziness, weakness & guessing BG all the time followed by 10- 12 checking with the meter. But not to give up entirely, what I did, is to simply/ short list the favorite foods into small groups by focusing mainly on carbs in them. Now after practicing for few weeks, I can guess & predict how much my BG after 75 min & 120 minutes after consuming of certain food items in a limited amount. Actually I keep on repeating only short-listed food item, for which I am sure that how much these will be going to raise BG. Since my objective & focus was to control the spikes (more than 300) after eating which have been come under control largely (8 out of 10 times) as I found less than 300 most of the time after 75 minutes of eating, which mostly take less than 2 hours to below 200mg/dl. In this way, I get rid of testing too much frequently & keep on guessing time & again.
Now morning BG generally ranges around 110 - 130 then afternoon (mid day) 70-100, evenings mostly inside 150.
Considering your huge experience, I request you to guide whether the explained approach is correct one?
Your kind response shall highly be appreciated please.
(Lahore 36C, 1255 Hours)