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how does dehydration affect blood glucose levels

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Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Varying glucose: See a doctor to find out if you have diabetes by having your hemoglobin a1c checked. You should do this as quickly as possible. You also need to have ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Dehydration: Can increase blood sugar if you have diabetes. Water intake will temporarily dilute your blood sugar level, but only for a very, very short time befo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: It lowers it through dilution.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
High glucose: Causes diabetes complications through many pathways, all of which are reduced or reversed by glucose control. Check diabetes.Org or your doctor for mo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
70 to 100: A normal fasting blood glucose range for a non-diabetic adult is 70-100 mg/dl.
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Dr. Barton Cook
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
A little: Caffeine can cause a small but detectable rise in blood glucose, particularly if you have diabetes.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Blood glucose levels: I would recommend the following: 1: Check blood sugar before breakfast 2: Document what diabetes medication you take before breakfast 3: Document w ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Low=low: You need a normal blood glucose to have energy! if your blood glucose gets too low, you will feel fatigued, shaky, and sometimes nauseated and confus ... Read More
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Dr. David Wyatt
26 years experience Family Medicine
As a definition -yes: Consistently elevated blood sugar levels do indicate diabetes. If your overweight/obese, gained weight recently, have family history of diabetes, you ... Read More
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Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Only: If you like the taste. Does nothing to lower glucose. Cinnamon rolls raise glucose a lot. Don't get your medical info from friends, tv or the internet ... Read More

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