Patient :Two nights ago, I went to bed with a blood sugar of 406, I then immediately entered insulin, etc. I woke up two hours later. My blood sugar was 426. I entered more insulin and woke up at 2am with a blood sugar of 400. I checked for keytones(I had a moderate amount) I ate, and drank 2 quarts of water to flush them out. I woke up at 6 am with still a high blood sugar and still a moderate amount of ketones. I then drank and drank and drank as much water as I could and had a bowl of cereal I covered the cereal and a little extra to bring my bs down, but my blood sugar stayed at 408. I then fought this all day, my ketones wouldn't go down till around 4, and then around 6 my blood sugar started to drop. While this was happening, I went to the doctors to check out my illness, I had a sinus infection. The thing is though I've had this happen to me 2 other times, before I was sick. I don't know how long I've had this infection, as I've been fighting cold for a month. This high blood sugar that refuses to go down happens about 1 or twice a month it seems, and it's looking like its not going away anytime soon. I have an appointment next week set up for this, but for my past 3 blood sugars have been in the 400's, and I do not have a trace of ketones. I'm lost on what to do, and frustrated. i've tried site changes, and have injected insulin into my arm, but nothing is working, and I can not afford to go the hospital. Is there anything I can do? Do you have any ideas? Please anything helps...
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