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Dangerously High Blood Sugar Symptoms
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
Diabetes is bad!:
Too much sugar in the blood is a sign of diabetes. In diabetes, the extra glucose or sugar, in the blood can cause lots of organs to not function properly over time, most importantly the heart and blood vessels, nerves, kidneys, and eyes.
This needs to be diagnosed quickly and treated aggressively for prevention of damage to these organs! ...Read more
What is more dangerous having high blood sugar without apperaring in urine or high blood sugar that appear in urine?
Higher is worse: Hi. High blood sugar is bad for you. As blood sugar gets higher and higher, it starts to come out in the urine. The higher the blood glucose, the worse it is for you. Therefore, you could say that high blood sugar with sugar in urine is a higher blood sugar than high blood sugar without sugar in the urine, and is therefore worse for you. Basically, the higher the blood sugar the worse it is. ...Read more
What do you advise if I was wondering what is more dangerous having high blood sugar without apperaring in urine or high blood sugar that appear in urine?
Symptoms of hi sugar: Symptoms of high blood sugar classically include frequent and much urination and constant thirst. Fatigue and weight loss may also be seen if blood sugars have been high enough for long enough to be considered diabetes. For mild-moderate elevations in blood sugar, no symptoms may be noted as well. ...Read more
Diabetes Insipidus: Diabetes mellitus (dm) causes high blood sugars, and very high sugars can cause an increase in urine production. With diabetes insipidus (di), the kidney does not respond to a hormone that tells it to make less urine (vasopressin). So, the kidneys put more water into the urine than they should, and these people urinate more (and are always drinking water to compensate). ...Read more
Yes: You are basically talking about the same thing. ...Read more
Undiagnosed high blood sugar (300-500), do we need ER or can wait for appointment? There are no other symptoms 55/5'11"/205lbs/bp120/70
Call your dr.: You need to call your dr., as reading up into the 500 range are too high to wait. If no answer, then go to an urgicare center. Certainly, from this time moving forward, profoundly decrease carbohydrates and sweets in your diet, increase your water intake, and start exercising more. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is swollen cheeks a symptom of high blood sugar? I have it since years. Thryoid/creatinine/cushings ruled out.
Can anxiety and panic cause face and arm to go numb and talkn off the wall not knowing your kids names high blood sugar but I was able to drive during all this and remember every thing symptoms only lasted 20 minutes?
Yes: Panic attacks can involve the symptoms you mentioned as well as other difficulties. It would be a good idea for you to get a good physical evaluation to make sure there are no other difficulties, but what you described could easily be related to panic. ...Read more
My mom recently put on catopril 100mg. Since she started taking she's had migraines, nausea, high fever (101-104)body aches, joint pain, high blood sugar (400-438), n BP is 148/92. Is this med causing all these symptoms?
Side effects of med?: Your mom's symptoms of fever and high sugar are are not normally associated with Captopril use. She should call her physician (p) to get her diabetes under control, be examined and discuss the rest of her symptoms with her p. Due to her high glucose, have her do it as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more
Complications: In a diabetic a high blood sugar on a short time basis is a signal to change your treatment regimen. If it remains high on a steadier basis it will promote the development of the complications in the eyes, kidneys, circulation, heart, etc. High blood sugar by itself is detrimental to many of the body's organs and makes the diabetes more difficult to treat. ...Read more
Diabetes: Your blood sugar goes up transiently after you eat. Diabetes is diagnosed when you blood sugar is too high, either when you are fasting, or a continuous high sugar most of the time. Diabetes is caused by either a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin, or by the body's resistance to insulin, or a combination of factors. Obesity causes Insulin resistance and is causing a surge in diabetes. ...Read more
Dietician: It boils down to avoiding concentrated sweets like candy, pastry, soda, etc and reducing starches like bread, pasta, rice, pizza, etc. Your best move would be to visit a dietician to determine your ideal weight and the proper diet with the appropriate amount of daily calories. Usually this can be accomplished in one visit with brief followup. ...Read more
None: Cinnamon has been shown in some studies (and not in others) to have a very weak effect on blood sugar - not sufficient to make it useful for treatment. Stay away from supplements and other junk which promise a lot and can't deliver. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Check w/your doctor. Spices in the food you don"t eat will help by lowering weight. ...Read more
First, if you have Diabetes of any form, I would recommend taking medication as prescribed by your personal physician. Lifestyle modification focused on consumption of Low Glycemic Index foods and light physical activity (like a medium paced walk) after meals can help decrease blood sugar spikes. I reviewed the following article and think may be helpful:
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If blood sugar levels remain too high the body suppresses appetite over the short term. Long-term hyperglycemia causes many of the long-term health problems including heart disease, eye, kidney, and nerve damage. The most common cause of hyperglycemia is diabetes. When diabetes is the cause, physicians typically recommend an ...Read more
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