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500mg/dl is a very high blood glucose that needs attention from a health professional.  The American Diabetes Association recommends the...
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 During the night your liver is involved in modulating blood sugar with insulin. If you have diabetes or pre-diabetes or even metabolic syndrome...
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You may have Hypoglycemia ( I do) Its when your blood sugar drops if you dont eat anything or well at all. My papa said to keep anything with nuts...
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High blood sugars like you are describing are concerning. You may want to speak with your doctor about referring you to see an endocrinologist who...
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... As most people know, blood sugar levels rise after eating. In imperfectly controlled diabetes, the blood sugar levels often rise higher and...
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40 is the cut off for women and 50 is the cut off for men. If blood sugar is below 40/50 while fasting it is considered low, and should be checked...
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Normally, insulin is released from the pancreas when the amount of sugar (glucose) in the blood increases, such as after eating. Insulin stimulates...
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Well, it's certainly not a situation anyone wants to be in. Extremely low blood sugar levels can lead to coma -- which isn't a good outcome...
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Our body's natural response to pain is to transform fat to sugar for energy to use to flee from the cause of pain or fight the cause of the pain...
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Traditional home blood sugar monitoring involves pricking your finger with a lancet (a small, sharp needle), putting a drop of blood on a test...
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When blood sugar cannot be lowered enough by Glucovance your doctor may prescribe injectable insulin or take other measures to control your diabetes.
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Self-blood glucose monitoring, also called home blood glucose monitoring, is a way in which a person can test how much sugar is in the blood. It...
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If your blood sugar is high, consult your physician. When blood sugar cannot be lowered enough by either Fortamet (metformin hydrochloride) extended...
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Blood glucose monitoring or testing is a method of testing how much sugar is in your blood. Home blood glucose monitoring involves pricking your...
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A small study published in 2003 showed that a small amount of cinnamon eaten twice a day lowered people's blood sugar and cholesterol. But the study...