Day 148: Survival Skills — Types of Insulin

  • Too little sugar (low blood sugar) can leave you feeling dizzy, shaky, and hungry. Even without diabetes, people feel this— maybe you did a bunch of activity and didn’t have any food. For people with type 1 diabetes though, this can be especially dangerous, because the body can’t recover from a low blood sugar the same way someone without diabetes can.
  • Too much sugar (high blood sugar) can leave you feeling tired, thirsty, and peeing a lot. If left unmanaged, this can get serious quickly, leading to complications.
Low and High Blood Sugar

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Bob Weishar

Bob Weishar

Startup founder surviving in his parent’s basement.