Hi everyone, Patrick here.
This is my first post on here so ill try and keep my intro short and sweet and hopefully some of you can shed some knowledge on my situation.
Im 24, diagnosed 7 years ago and manage my diabetes very well with my hba1c usually around 6.2 - 6.8
For the past 2-3 years my body seems to become very resistant to my insulin to the point where im taking 1unit per 5grams of carbs when usually i take the standard dose of 1unit per 15g carbs.
Ive been admitted to hospital for hypokalemia due to taking around 70units of insulin in a day just to keep my sugars down and normal, but i cant seem to figure out what could be causing this insulin resistance and all the problems that come with it.
Im ALWAYS sore, especially in my legs after taking a lot of insulin. I also had blood work done and my potassium levels were NORMAL and my CK levels came back 2700 where the range is between 100-400 where i live. So my body is experiencing extreme levels of muscle pain and insulin resistance to the point where i cant work my job, or go to the gym or live a normal life.
Im currently taking T3 to see if it could possibly be from hypothyroidism so well see if that fixes the insulin resistance and muscle pain.
If anyone could shed some light on the situation or share your own experiences id appreciate it very much!
ps. My endo and normal GP cant figure out what is going on, the next step for me is to get skin and muscle biopsy and get specialist work done to see if there is any chronic immune disease or anything else causing it.
(sorry for the long paragraph but there was a lot to touch on, and probably even more)