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Can Coffee Raise Your Glucose Level
Sugar: Hi. Are you talking about diabetes and treating hypoglycemia? I hate to guess. Insulin therapy is the BIG risk for hypoglycemia. But as you would imagine (and your doctor should have told you), treat low sugar with sugar. If you're very low but conscious, use liquid sugar (e.g., juice, sugar soda). If you're unconscious, someone can give you glucagon or call paramedics. Good luck and be safe! ...Read more
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
Yes - but...: The american diabetes association says you can eat bananas w type ii diabetes. 1 medium sized banana has 27 gm of carbohydrates ; only 1.29 gm of protein. So, you need to be judicious. Adding peanut butter w a banana can v sugar spike.See: http://www.Diabetes.Org/living-with-diabetes/treatment-and-care/ask-the-expert/ask-the-dietitian/archives/can-you-still-eat-bananas.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unknown: I was not able to find any research studies that have addressed this question, so the answer is unknown. If you are a diabetic, you would have to try the Flunisolide and see if it affected your readings on your glucose meter. If you are not diabetic and do not measure your blood sugar, there is no way to know. ...Read more
It depends on the le: Blood sugar can be lowered with insulin, the key hormone which keeps it under control. Insulin can be taken as an injection or there are several types or pills which can also increase your Insulin level. But you need to go see a doctor in order to be treated properly and monitored carefully. ...Read more
Bread raises blood sugar level. If you balance it w/meats (protein + fat) will this stunt the release of insulin, thus keeping BS level lower?
A healthy: well-balanced diet is most important. Everything you eat can raise your blood sugar. Eat bread with a lower glycemic index -- less processed. If you're overweight, work on dietary restriction, increased exercise and whatever medication your doctor has prescribed -- and keep monitoring your glucose. ...Read more
Blood sugar and BP: If your question is can your blood sugar elevation raise your blood pressure, then the answer is maybe. Diabetes which is elevations in your blood sugar affects your blood vessels, kidneys and heart. So uncontrolled diabetes can cause problems that would raise your blood pressure. Simple elevations in blood sugar, like you ate a big bowel of pasta, shouldn't elevate your blood pressure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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