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Can being sick make non diabetic sugar high

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Go to ER now!: Go to the nearest emergency room now! your diabetes is severely out of control. Call the ambulance, or get someone to drive you there immediately!

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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No: Diabetes is diagnosed based on blood glucose values obtained fasting or after eating. See your dr for a screening workup for diabetes.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Not normal: If a child has abnormally elevated blood sugars the pediatrician needs to see the child. Home glucometer measurements are not diagnostic and may be in... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Not so much, but...: Hi. I'm sorry you were so sick. I hope you're well on the road to recovery. High blood sugars, per se, don't have much effect on periods, but severe i... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
Pediatric Endocrinology 45 years experience
Probably not: Insulin and C-peptide levels are mainly helpful in trying to figure out if someone with diabetes has type 1 or type 2 or in the evaluation of low bloo... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
Podiatry 9 years experience
Medications: Medications such as beta blockers, steroids, diuretics and others can cause elevated blood sugar levels.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Impaired fasting glu: A fasting glucose of 118 is not normal, but not diabetes. It is called “impaired fasting glucose”. Normal is 100 or less. Diabetes is 126 or higher... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Monitor.: Measure finger stick blood glucose in the am at home. Your doc will monitor your hemoglobin a1c which is a measure of your lon term control.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Out of context: A blood sugar up to 195 when not fasting is normal.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Cosmetic Dentistry 50 years experience
Yes: Plus - continuing deterioration of health to the point of loss of body functions. I know a man that was so bad (could not even walk), the doctors tol... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Healthy diet: Hi. You could have your doctor refer you to a nutritionist if you want more detail. I recommend HEALTHY: whole grains, nuts, legumes, fruits & veg... Read More

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