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A 22-year-old member asked:

Why do i not feel when my blood sugar is low i fuction at 35 just as i would 90 and is there anything i can do ?

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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Have less lows: I assume u have diabetes & r on meds. When patients have frequent low sugars, they stop getting warning signs - palpitations, sweating, tremors- &don't have symptoms until their sugar is dangerously low, then get confused and pass out. By letting the sugars run a little high for a while, the hypoglycemic awareness comes back. Also consider a continuous glucose sensor. Make sure ur meter is right.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

My blood sugar feels low when it is normal. What could be the cause of this?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
You are feeling: A drop after means, which is what your body is supposed to do. You are probably overweight and Insulin resistant. The treatment is weight loss through diet and exercise. Don't treat the symptoms with food, it will only make it worse. Don't worry, no one has ever been harmed by these symptoms. By the way, no one can tell their blood sugar by how they feel, except at the extreme ends of the scale.

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