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Does Ambien 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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
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
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
What do you advise if i had my blood sugar level test done (gluco meter) a weekand sugar increased my sugar level before the test?
Re check: It is possible you have or are pre diabetic. ...Read more
No it won't: Eating food with your ice tea certainly can..... ...Read more
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
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
Coconut has saturated fats that are good for you,right? Do those fats(and the good fats in butter,too)raise blood sugar levels like other sat fats?
No: the good fats are needed to make the body function well Usually unless some major health stresses these types of fat do not convert to sugars ...Read more
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