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can drinking water help lower blood sugar

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Water and sugar: No significant impact on your blood sugar unless you become dehydrated or severely over hydrated.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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A fasting blood: Sugar of 265 indicate diabetes- see your pcp as soon as possible!
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: In order for your metabolism to properly work the minerals in your body must be healthy. If you have been drinking unhealthy tap water and now change ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Rohde
35 years experience General Practice
Yes: To a point, yes. Eating less obviously means less calories in which leads to a lower blood sugar. If your sugar gets too low however your body will ki ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
No: The carbohydrate in okra supposedly slows the uptake of sugar into the blood.stream. But this can be said of the soluble fiber in lots of foods. It i ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There should never be blood in the semen. If so, there is something wrong, regardless of hydration status. It could be infection, inflammation, or ot ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: In fact you should drink a normal amount of non-caloric liquids to avoid becoming dehydrated, which can elevate blood sugar.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Sugar is enemy: Bad. Sugar, will increase fatigue and a myriad of other problems. Sugar is the enemy.
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Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You are having symptoms of carb withdrawal. They would likely peak at around 2nd-3rd week and would subside between 4-6 weeks. Hang in there. For mor ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacalyn Bishop
20 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Yes: Water has no carbohydrates (the part of food that causes a rise in blood sugar) so there is no reason you can't drink it before a blood sugar test.
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