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A 36-year-old female asked:

My glucose levels overnight are elevated from midnight to 7 am sometimes into the 130s-140s. this is occurring independently from food intake. how do i get my liver to stop dumping glucose overnight? hx pcos & obesity. a1c 5.4?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Elevated glucose levels (130-140) can occur from "midnight to 7 Am" because of late night snacks and less than normal insulin production. Ask your physician about a glucose tolerance test, as insulin resistance is often occurring with either PCOS or obesity as in diabetes mellitus type 2.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
And tell us what meds u r on.
May 28, 2021
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
You could also move to DASH diet to see if this helps. You will know in 2 weeks. Is your glucometer accurate?
May 30, 2021
Last updated May 30, 2021

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