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what should my blood sugar be at bedtime

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Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
It there was: A medical indication, like diabetes; otherwise it would be a waste of your money.

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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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
No: A blood sugar of 7.8 to 11 is considered prediabetic. Your readings were normal.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
33 years experience Endocrinology
Great question.: Your glucose levels can be affected by your circadian (day/night) rhythm. When you are waking up, certain hormones are active to help your body get r ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Not enough info: Are you diabetic taking Insulin or something else? Do you have symptoms of hypoglycemia when you "tank" at a glu of 50-60? Why are you measuring you ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Leszczyszyn
27 years experience Sleep Medicine
Consider sleep apnea: Adults with unrecognized and untreated obstructive sleep apnea frequently have higher blood sugars overnight.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily: Better to be checked by your doc for hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) which sometimes precedes the development of diabetes & for overactive thyroid, whi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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High fasting glucose: Hi. Yes, that would be a high fasting glucose (upper limit of normal is 99). It should be repeated; if reproducible, you have impaired fasting glucose ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Check with doctor: Glycomet (metformin) is for treatment of Insulin resistance, diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver, polycystic ovary syndrome, etc... As with any medica ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Dehydration?: Seeing that your blood sugar seems normal, this could be dehydration. Do you drink fluids during the day? Being in the hot weather can easily dehydr ... Read More
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