Type 2 diabetes pre diabetic no. Meds

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I am 78 years old.  I suffer from nausea and weakness.  My doctor told me to eat every two hours.  A protein and before bed a protein. My numbers are low.   I just don't feel well.  

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sandy

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    Hi Sandy - I'm Type 2 and 75 so we're much alike and very much in the same boat as I'm not a medically trained person and it's all quite new to me.

    Whilst I can manage quite well during the day pacing out my meals I have a problem overnight,

    I eat my last meal at 8.30pm because I have to allow at least two hours before going to bed because of gastric surgery in 1959 which removed two thirds of my stomach,  By the time I get and have breakfast at around 7.00am it's eleven and a half hours between meals and I'm feeling quite woozy and unsteady.

    What sort of diet do you have? Maybe if you post some details someone more qualified will be able to give some advice.

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    Hello  Sandy i think you need to eat something sweet when you feel unwell your probably having a hypo Low Sugar. before i go to bed i have something to eat.i am 65yrs old and been type 2 for 4 years. was on pills but i know just doing by diet

     

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