Hypoglycemia & UC?

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Date Joined Jul 2006
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   Posted 8/15/2007 2:37 PM (GMT -7)   
The last couple of weeks I have had weekness in my legs to the point of trouble walking, headaches, extreme exhaustion. I have a appointment with my family Doc in the a.m. After all my research it appears people with intestinal disorders are @ higher risk. I've been on the SCD diet and not really eating Carbs or Sugar. I'm wondering if my glucose levels are messed up due to the UC and SCD diet? Anyone else dealt with this?
Dx'D in 1990. Remission 1991 - 1/2005
Fish Oil, Probiotics, Lialda, Caprylic acid
watch my sugar and carb intake
Both flares were in extremely stressful times in my life
Colonoscopy 10/2005 80% of Colon diseased, or as I like to say "Intestinely challenged"

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Date Joined May 2003
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   Posted 8/15/2007 3:07 PM (GMT -7)   
Are you taking in enough protein from meats, are you getting B vitamins (many are in grains, so nixing some carbs could eliminate some B's).

Get the doc to check that for sure...also are you taking calcium with vitamin D?

Get the doc to do the gammit of tests and for thyroid as well.

Let us know the outcome of the appointment.

*Heather*Status:mini flare June 23* 6asacol daily+ Salofalk (tapered every 3rd night)
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~5ASA: Asacol + Salofalk enemas (increase for flares tapered to maintenance)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~Probiotic 2 (Natural Factors Protec) + 1 (Primadophilus Reuteri) at bedtime
~Natural Factors Multi Digestive Enzymes with supper
~Ranitidine,Pariet (reflux) Effexor XR 75mg;  Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS"  worth it !!!

potty girl
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Date Joined Dec 2006
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   Posted 8/15/2007 9:54 PM (GMT -7)   
sugar bothers my uc really bad, but I have also had low sugar all my life and now that I try to stay away from sweets it does present a problem, sometimes my sugar count drops down to low I get all shaky, and headaches, also I get real light headed with it so I have to break down and eat something sweet, its one of those darn if you do and darn if you dont cases.

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