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Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


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Can low blood sugar in the morning make me feel really nauseous?

Can low blood sugar in the morning make me feel really nauseous?

IT CAN: It can but you have to know how low your blood sugar is and what is causing it if you are not diabetic if you are diabetic you may need some adjustment in your meds but you should check your blood sugar before you blame your nausea to low blood sugar as there are other causes of nausea in the morning. ...Read more

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What should I do for low blood sugar? Sugar was 67 morning fasting about 8 am, and 84 2hrs after dinner about 9 pm.

What should I do for low blood sugar? Sugar was 67 morning fasting about 8 am, and 84 2hrs after dinner about 9 pm.

If : If you have diabetes, certain medications can cause low sugar. Low sugar is considered below 70. Treatment with 4-6 ounces of fruit juice or regular pop will help. You can also take 3 glucose tablets. But it is important to know why your sugar went low. You may need an adjustment in your medications. See my blog site to learn more about drugs that cause and do not cause low sugar. Notify your doctor so he can reduce your medication or change you to a better drug. ...Read more

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Each morning and afternoon i get really dizzy light headed and have no idea where I am is it low blood sugar?

Each morning and afternoon i get really dizzy light headed and have no idea where I am is it low blood sugar?

Rare disorder: Symptoms include nervousness, sweating, hunger, anxiety, blurred vision, fatigue, fast heart rate, etc. -- however unless you have diabetes and are on Insulin or other medication, have renal or liver disease, cancer or prior stomach surgery -- then true hypoglycemia never occurs in human beings. If it a very frequently and incorrectly made diagnosis. ...Read more

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Every morning and afternoon i get really dizzy light headed and have no idea where i am. Is it low blood sugar?

Every morning and afternoon i get really dizzy light headed and have no idea where i am. Is it low blood sugar?

No: In my 35 years of practice, I have never seen a case of reactive hypoglycemia. The disorder doesn't exist, if you're overweight the symptoms are a natural response to your glucose level returning to normal. A glucose tolerance test (if you've had one) is not and never will be a valid diagnostic test for hypoglycemia. Don't waste your money o GTT or any fad diets of treatments. Lose wt if heavy. ...Read more

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Can you experience low blood sugar without being diabetic? Happens in morning if dont eat enough night before, drink alcohol or excessive exercise.

Can you experience low blood sugar without being diabetic? Happens in morning if dont eat enough night before, drink alcohol or excessive exercise.

Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia is medical term for low blood sugar. If you're otherwise healthy, and don't take any medications to purposefully lower your blood sugar, your body will usually adjust glucose (sugar) production to keep you from experiencing low blood sugar. Diabetes mellitus leads to high sugars. Excessively low sugars only come about b/c taking medication usually insulin or sulfonylureas w/o eating. ...Read more