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A 46-year-old female asked:

Having glucose tolerance test but during day havenormal sugars but have dawn phenomenon how do you stop that when everything else is normal?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
Everyone does: The dawn phenomenon is something that happens to most people. It's just more pronounced in patients with diabetes. For those without dm the increases in blood sugar overnight are still within normal range. If your morning fasting lab blood sugar is normal, but your glucometer says otherwise, your glucometer should be checked for accuracy with a concomitant lab glucose.
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice 20 years experience
See your family doc: I recommend that you see your family physician or ob/gyn to better address your needs. Wishing you the very best.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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