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How long does it take for blood sugar levels to drop

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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It Depends: This would depend on the person, Insulin sensitivity, whether the person is Insulin dependent, what was eaten, the level of activity, among many facto ... Read More

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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
35 years experience Emergency Medicine
Excellent: It appears that you keep diabetes under excellent control Do you check your Hemoglobin A1C yearly.
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
20 years experience Pediatrics
No specific question: The fasting blood sugar results you are providing do indeed point to diabetes. Are you under the care of a physician and being treated for the diabet ... Read More
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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Well Managed: Fasting Blood sugar if can be brought down a bit lower ( say
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
Blood glucose: Your blood glucose is in a constant state of flux. When you have your blood drawn you are simply seeing a snapshot of what's happening at that very m ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
See your doctor!: You need to see your doctor immediately and get an individualized regimen of education, diet, exercise, medication and prevention. Your blood sugar is ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Blood sugar: Initially decreases with exercise as you transfer glucose from the bloodstream to the muscles that are exercising. Your body, however, quickly correct ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracie Leonhardt
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Protein: When the blood sugar drops at night this is usually due to a high carbohydrate meal at night or imbalanced Insulin and glucagon levels - the hormones ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
If it was a : Finger-stick glucose, forget it- it's not accurate at low levels. Your body doesn't allow glucose to drop too low unless you are on therapy for diabet ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Hypoglycemia: First off, there must be a reason found for hypoglycemia. I understand your mother-in-law is not diabetic based on the med list provided. So, if she i ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Depends : Hi. Drops from very high to less very high? From high to normal? Drop from high or normal to low? Drops and still going down? The circumstances dictat ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Since I don't: Understand your question it's hard to answer. If you were fasting and had fasted two hours longer, it probably wouldn't have made a significant differ ... Read More

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