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Diabetics Low Sugar Wrist Alarms
My cousin is 13 and his sugar content is always going high and low. Is this meaning that he has diabetic?
Not necessarily: Sugars fluctuate widely in humans. The bigger question here is why anyone would be randomly testing the blood sugars of a 13 year old. ...Read more
Presistent increased frequency of emptying bladder, urinating, as a symptom of a disease state. 2 types: Mellitus (high blood glucose) & Insipidus (inadequate anti-diuretic hormone). In Diabetes mellitus, the far more common, glucose concentrations are ↑ed due to combination of 8 organ system changes referred to as the "ominous octet" & aggravated by intake of sugars (simple & complex ...Read more
Depends: A diabetic with intact hypoglycemic response should wake up when bgs drop <70. However, if ur sugars are too low for too long, ur body gets use to it and your alarm may be set lower, for example...If ur bgs are usually 60's or you drop to 60's often, your body may not have symptoms until bg > 40's. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the last several weeks I have been running consistently low blood sugars. I am not diabetic and my eating habits haven't changed. What could be causing this?
Define: Hi. Please define hypoglycemia. If you're not taking diabetes drugs, true pathological hypoglycemia is vanishingly rare. Did you become confused, lose consciousness, have a seizure? If not, there is a popular self-diagnosis of "hypoglycemia" that isn't real. There are rare familial syndromes where pancreatic tumors can occur that cause pathologic hypoglycemia. See an endocrinologist if indicated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Low blood sugar: Low blood sugar is not an indication for diabetes. Many other conditions can cause low blood sugar. Several labs need to be done to determine the reason your blood sugar goes low. Other historical information is helpful. When is it low? Same time every day? A few times a week randomly. These can help determine what is causing the problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What would cause low blood sugar in a non diabetic? Mine was 69 mg/dL today. I have had issues in the past with it being even lower.
Hypoglycemia: Blood sugar 69 is still normal but lower end of normal, some people are more sensitive to insulin, rare cause is over production of insulin from tumors but that is very very rare. People tend to have these problem are adviced to take small frequent meals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can someone be more capable of keeping their blood sugar low after being diabetic type II for a while?
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