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what are the long term effects of low blood sugar

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Dr. Suzanne Fiala
29 years experience Family Medicine
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Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Many: Long term uncontroled blood sugar affects your micro- circulation, those small blood vessels that provide nurishment to your retina(your eye camera), ... Read More
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Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Depends but rare: Blood sugars below 50 can be lethal. Rapidly decreasing blood sugar can cause cardiac arrhythmia and increase risk for death. There is no simple answe ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Define: Hi. I hate to assume, but I have to assume you're a diabetic taking insulin. Insulin-induced hypoglycemia is scary & potentially dangerous. Check ... Read More
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Treat Hypoglycemia: The sugar you take gets absorbed to the blood stream, in the mouth and the stomach. It would take 3-4 minutes for symptoms to improve and for the bloo ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
A few minutes: It would depend on the type of sugar taken. Ingesting glucose would raise it the fastest. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetable ... Read More
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Dr. Steve Martinez
27 years experience Breast Surgery
Talk: You should talk with your surgeon prior to your operation. Your surgeon will tell you everything you need to know about how to prepare for surgery. ... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
SSRI: The unwanted effects from the medication can last up to two weeks.
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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need labs: Seems kinda severe to have sweating and shakiness just from a few hours without food. Need fasting labs to rule out diabetes, insulinoma, or just your ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Herbs, minerals and:: It sounds like you have diabetes; have a doc check your HbA1c. Numerous herbs can help diabetes including gymnema sylvestre, cinnamon, bilberry, fenug ... Read More
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