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What foods should I eat to increase blood sugar levels?

What foods should I eat to increase blood sugar levels?

Meat and veggies: Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels and then you will get hungry again. The fats in the meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry will act like a "log on your metabolic fire" to keep your blood sugar stable for hours. ...Read more

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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Help needed on how to increase blood sugar level?

Help needed on how to increase blood sugar level?

Need a doctor: If you're blood sugars are low or you suspect they are, you need to see your doctor. First, low blood sugar has to be confirmed in a lab. Then, the cause has to be determined before any chronic treatment can be effectively implemented. ...Read more

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Can drinking milk increase blood sugar level?

Can drinking milk increase blood sugar level?

Yes: Milk contains a sugar, lactose, which can raise blood sugar. However, that is not a reason to avoid milk. Your diet needs to be tailored to your health needs. ...Read more

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Can menopause cause hypertension and increase blood sugar level?

Can menopause cause hypertension and increase blood sugar level?

Menopause: Very insightful question. While menopause has not been known to directly cause HTN and dm, the weight gain that is associated with menopause can. The precipitous loss of hormones that occurs with menopause can have an array of systemic effects. One interesting fact not taken away from the women's health initiative despite the negative press was that hormone treated women had less diabetes. ...Read more

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Does cellcept (mycophenolate mofetil) increase blood sugar level?

Yes, in some folks: It reduces Insulin secretion

effects can be couteracted , at least in some, and to some degree by use of incretin therapy

see articles by myself stanley schwartz, schwartz and defronzo
see endocrinologist, though not all of them will be aware of this. ...Read more

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Is it possible for artificial sweeteners to increase blood sugar level?

Is it possible for artificial sweeteners to increase blood sugar level?

No: Today the most common artificial sweeteners include saccharin, aspartame, sucralose and ace-k and they are 100% synthetically produced.
The reason why these artificial sweeteners do not raise blood sugar levels is because they do not contain carbohydrates and depending on the type of the synthetic sweetener they are not absorbed and leave your system unaltered. ...Read more

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Does eating fruits increase blood sugar level in diabetece patients. What fruits can be eaten regularly for a diabetece patient to substitute rice?

Does eating fruits increase blood sugar level in diabetece patients. What fruits can be eaten regularly for a diabetece patient to substitute rice?

Fruits have sugar: All fruits contain sugar, but fresh fruits also have fiber and other nutrients. Processing reduces the amount of fiber & nutrients. This is especially true for juices. Check out glycemic indexes here: http://www.Lowglycemicdiet.Com/fruitsgi.Html. For rice, you might try brown rice or quinoa. ...Read more

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Studies say artificial sweetner can lead to weight gain and/or increase blood sugar level(Src:'sugar substitute' in wiki).Does Stevia has same effect?

Studies say artificial sweetner can lead to weight gain and/or increase blood sugar level(Src:'sugar substitute' in wiki).Does Stevia has same effect?

Absolutely, however: mechanism of weight gain/↑ed blood sugar clearly not the artificial sweeteners per-se. Far more likely the issue is supporting/promoting behaviors of seeking sweet tastes & eating more carbs while thinking this would be OK, compensated for by the artificial sweetener. Tiny imbalances, over time, will produce significant changes in body fat. ...Read more

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Is it true that 5 grams of table sugar will not raise your blood glucose level? (Assuming nothing else consumed with it--just the 5 g of sugar)

Is it true that 5 grams of table sugar will not raise your blood glucose level? (Assuming nothing else consumed with it--just the 5 g of sugar)

Sugar: 42 M: Is it true that 5 grams of table sugar will not raise your blood glucose level? (Assuming nothing else consumed with it--just the 5 g of sugar) ANS: This will depend on how large you are but not likely to increase BS. Easy to test in you. Let us know. ...Read more

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What to do if i need to increase my blood sugar level without insulin, any easy suggestions?

Why?: I am not sure where Insulin is involved in your question. Insulin decreases sugars. Your body naturally regulates your blood sugar level. There is no reason to try to increase it. If you think you have hypoglycemia, you need to be checked to see if your sugar is truly low, or whether you just have symptoms that could seem like a low sugar. True hypoglycemia is extremely rare. ...Read more

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What should I eat to raise my blood sugar level?

What should I eat to raise my blood sugar level?

Imple sugars in liqu: Lich as thce but any real fruit juice is loaded with sugar and is absorbed rapidly. There are also a number of products such as glucose tabs. That can be utilized. In severe hypoglycemia an injectable medicine called glucagon may be utilized.Caution with glucagon it can rarely cause severe elevation of blood pressure. ...Read more

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Could fluconazole cause an acute increase in your blood sugar level?

Could fluconazole cause an acute increase in your blood sugar level?

Not likely: Fluconazole does not usually cause high blood sugar. It actually is more likely to cause low sugars especially if combined with other medications (such as diabetic medications). ...Read more

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How to raise your blood sugar level?

How to raise your blood sugar 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

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Can Excedrin increase your blood sugar levels?

Can Excedrin increase your blood sugar levels?

Explanation: No, it not the medications with influence on blood sugar. But if you take it for migraine , you maybe drinking more sweet/ sugary fluids at the same time. Check it, please. ...Read more

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Can hydrochloric acid raise your blood sugar level?

Can hydrochloric acid raise your blood sugar level?

Whoa!: You're not taking hydrochloric acid. It's a powerful chemical agent. Are you perhaps taking hyaluronic acid? This should not affect your blood glucose. Don't expect tremendous benefits. ...Read more

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Can seritonin syndrome cause increased blood sugar levels? If so, what happens to the body to make this happen?

Can seritonin syndrome cause increased  blood sugar levels?  If so, what happens to the body to make this happen?

Serotonin and sugar: Serotonin syndrome is a very serious condition, usually caused by combinations of meds. People with this are often very sick, and may need hospitalization. Elevated glucose is not usually a part of it, but if you were prediabetic, the stress of this syndrome could push up your glucose. ...Read more

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Is it true that antihypertensive drugs raise blood sugar level?

Is it true that antihypertensive drugs raise blood sugar level?

No: There has been suggestions of increased risk of diabetes associated with some antihypertensives but causation has not been proven. Hypertension and diabetes, i like to call the "lethal duo" often occur together as cardiac risk factors in many patients. ...Read more

Ambien (Definition)

Zolpidem is a sleep-inducer which is a kind of ...Read more