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Can erratic blood sugar levels mimic symptoms of heart failure?

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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Hypoglycemia: It's usually the low blood sugar that can cause symptoms of sweating, confusion, dizziness, headache, blurry vision and if you do have heart problem, it can cause heart attack if low enough with the symptoms of heart attack. Note that up to 1/3 of people with diabetes may have heart attack without the classic symptoms.

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