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does your blood sugar become depleted after surgery?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Not usually: Most episodes of stress, either of physical, will tend to release certain hormones including cortisol and adrenaline. These hormones tend to raise the blood sugar, not lower it.

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