Just Diagnoised with Type 1
An_254491 posted:
I am having issues with extreme yeast infections and they have told me it may be from my sugar spiking to high. How am I to know when this happenes other than taking a sugar test? Can what might be the cure for that extreme yeast infection with chaffing?
mrscora01 responded:
It has to be a 2 pronged attack to get rid of the yeast. First off, you absolutely need to get a hold of your blood sugar levels. Your title talks about just being diagnosed. 2 books "Think Like a Pancreas" and "Using Insulin" will help you get control. Yeast love glucose to feed on and multiply. Getting control won't happen overnight, but you can get there. Carb count and work out your insulin ratios.

The other side of this is that you need to attack the yeast directly. This means some sort of anti-fungal medication. I don't know if you need an rx or you can get stuff otc (depending on where the infection is). But you will need something to get rid of it as it probably won't go away on it's own.

Best of luck.

T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008