A 37-year-old female asked:
New type 2 diabetic here. 11pm and my blood sugar is 80. is that too low to now go to bed? worried about a night time drop...please advise..thanks
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Maybe ok: With a blood sugar of 80 it may be ok to go to bed. depends on medications that are being used to control your diabetes. simple thing to do is to have something like peanut butter that provides a mix of protein, fats and sugar to limit the issue of dropping to low. If it keeps happening talk to your provider about adjusting medications.
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