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Does Cucumber Lower Blood Sugar In Diabetes
Fasting blood sugar 126. Not diagnosed with diabetes. How quickly can I lower this before I am? Does this mean I do have it? Trying to avoid meds
You are at risk: For diabetes and perhaps even have it already with a fasting glucose 126, Diet, exercise, weight loss and sometimes a medication is prescribed even BEFORE you get a Diabetes Diagnosis- some think Metformin can prevent Diabetes in a pre-diabetic, SInce you have PCOS this medication may be appropriate to lower you risk of complications in the future. ...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
For 2 yrs now I have been feeling over heated and when I test my blood sugar levels it's at 80-89 sometimes lower I feel shaky do I have diabetes?
Integrative doctor: Please don't buy them willy-nilly. I suggest starting with a good evaluation with your doctor, or an integrative medicine doctor. I'm & holistic medicine docs can help you discern solid information from hype, concerning herbal products. One place to find such doctors is graduates of dr. Weil's integrative medicine fellowship @ u of az: http://integrativemedicine. Arizona. Edu/alumni. Html. ...Read more
No: There are no "magic" foods that lower blood sugar. It is a combination of everything you eat, all your activity and exercise, all of your bodily processes, all of your medications and countless other factors. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Eat cucumber if you like it, not because it's magic. ...Read more
Can doubling up on my diabetes medicine, metformin, have any bad side effects? I'm trying to lower my blood sugar faster.
A1c was 5.3 first mornings fasting blood sugar 99 or lower 89. A few times fasting sugar was 104 or 106 under extreme anxiety so is this diabetes?
Have Afib, and on Crestor (rosuvastatin) 5mg, and xarelto. Fasting blood work show diabetes, will changing stains lower blood sugar?
Lancets: Unfortunatle checking bs will require pricking your fingers (there is sensors called cgm but those are approved for type I diabetes and will still require calibration using above method). The good news is that the lancets that prick fingers are becoming very small and thin. Check out the delica by one touch. ...Read more
Risk of diabetes: Diabetes is a some what arbitrary level, glucose of126 mg/dl in fasting state. Between 100 and 126 mg/dl is pre-diabetic state and these people are at risk of becoming diabetic if they are not careful about their diet and exercise. Even in the normal range, the higher the blood sugar, the greater the damage to blood vessels. ...Read more