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• I am diabetic since 5 years,for the last 5 years my fasting blood glucose in between 125-134 mg/dL and my blood sugar level two hours after eati?

•	 I am diabetic since 5 years,for the last 5 years  my fasting  blood glucose in between 125-134 mg/dL and my  blood sugar level two hours after eati?

No specific question: The fasting blood sugar results you are providing do indeed point to diabetes. Are you under the care of a physician and being treated for the diabetes? If you are on medication I would advise that you follow up with your physician to discuss your results. Heed the lifestyle advice that your doctor gives you, changing your diet and exercising will greatly affect you long term outcome. ...Read more

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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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What causes blood sugar levels to shoot high after being very low?

What causes blood sugar levels to shoot high after being very low?

Counter regulation : When blood sugar drops, adrenalin, cortisol, growth hormone, glucagon, and other hormones kick in to increase blood sugar from body stores. Particularly if treating the low with food, this counter regulatory response to hypoglycemia can make blood sugar high afterwards. It can happen to some degree even without food. Over treating the low is usually the reason for very high sugars after a low. ...Read more

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Been experiencing symptoms related to both high and low blood sugar levels. Just had a fbgt, fbg 111, 2 hr reading was 50. ?

Been experiencing symptoms related to both high and low blood sugar levels. Just had a fbgt, fbg 111,  2 hr reading was 50. ?

Reactiv hypoglycemia: You may have reactive hypoglycemia. This condition responds to diet modification so dietitian consultation should be considered. If symptoms do not improve see an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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If our blood sugar level is low, does it mean we have diabetes or only high blood sugar matters?

If our blood sugar level is low, does it mean we have diabetes or only high blood sugar matters?

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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What should my mom do to keep her blood sugar level constant? Sometimes it gets too low and sometimes too high.

What should my mom do to keep her blood sugar level constant? Sometimes it gets too low and sometimes too high.

Internist: Your mother needs to see her internist to have an assessment of her blood sugar log. She likely needs some more fine tuning with either her oral diabetic meds or a change to insulin. Her blood sugar control is important and if swinging up and down is occurring, then better regulation is necessary. ...Read more

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Can having low or high blood sugar level cause dizziness and falls?

Can having low or high blood sugar level cause dizziness and falls?

Yes.: Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) or high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) both affect mental status, and can affect balance. You could certainly attribute dizziness or falls to extreme low or high blood sugar. However there are multiple other causes too (heart problems, anemia, etc) so you need to discuss this with your doctor to make sure something important isn't missed. ...Read more

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Is having high fasting blood sugar levels but low hba1c good or bad?

Is having high fasting blood sugar levels but low hba1c good or bad?

Bad: High fasting blood sugars is bad and usually associated with high hba1c levels. But very low levels may be harmful (say less than 6). ...Read more

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Will high bloodsugar cause low creatin levels in urine? I had blood sugar levels of 300 and above and recently took a drug test that came back having low creatin levels.

Will high bloodsugar cause low creatin levels in urine? I had blood sugar levels of 300 and above and recently took a drug test that came back having low creatin levels.

Diluted urine: A low creatinine is not from elevated sugars, but from excessive water drinking, which is common in diabetics. It means you are drinking enough water to dilute your urine. It is not dangerous, but most drug tests will be considered "adulterated" - a failed test - if the creatinine is below 20. Get your diabetes under control asap. Continued high sugars are dangerous to your health. ...Read more

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