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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

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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What should my blood glucose/ blood sugar be at?

What should my blood glucose/ blood sugar be at?

70-99mg/dl fasting: Normal blood sugars are between 70-100mg/dl when you are in a fasting state (at least 8hrs). Diabetes is present when the number hits 126mg/dl in the fasting state. When the sugars fall in between these ranges (100-125), this would be considered impaired fasting glucose or pre-diabetes (borderline diabetes). ...Read more

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Will 4 grams of sugar affect fasting blood glucose?

Do you have diabetes: If you have diabetes the more sugar you take the higher your blood sugar is likely to be.

If you don't have diabetes it is likely that 4 grams of sugar won't affect your diabetes.

Why are you taking 4 grams of sugar?
Are you really weighing it? ...Read more

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At fasting blood glucose is 4.75 taken sugar after 2 hours then glucose is 4.74?

At fasting blood glucose is 4.75 taken sugar after 2 hours then glucose is 4.74?

Normal: Both levels are normal. Blood sugar levels can remain very stable no matter what you eat when you have a normal pancreas. ...Read more

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I smoke rarely, every few days I would have one. Would I be able to keep a good blood glucose/sugar level if I just have just one cigarette?

Your blood: Sugar depends upon thousands of things, most of which you cannot control. You can, however, control diet, exercise, risk factors, medication, monitoring, glucose control etc. Smoking is one of those thing you an also control. It's not up to me to tell you how much you can get away with before you have trouble, because it's impossible to state with certainty. Your choice. I can't give permission. ...Read more

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What is making my vision blur? Its worse when I eat sugar or blood glucose goes below 5.0mmol but is sometimes blurred when glucose level is good. Idea

What is making my vision blur? Its worse when I eat sugar or blood glucose goes below 5.0mmol but is sometimes blurred when glucose level is good. Idea

Fluctuating glucose: Patients with fluctuating blood sugar levels often have fluctuations in vision. It could be simply that, something like latent hyperopia and need for glasses, or something more serious. You need a good eye exam to diagnose. Diabetics need to be seen annually at the least. ...Read more

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Constantly starving lately and get pounding heart if I ignore it. Raised pancreas and liver enzymes. Goitre but normal tsh. Blood sugar been tested and never remarked on. Not gaining weight. Theories?

Talk to your doctor: Giving lab data to doctors who have not seen you is useless without having access to your medical records, a full history and the ability to examine you. You need to discuss this with the doctor who ordered these tests. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any foods that raise your blood sugar but don't make you gain weight?

Are there any foods that raise your blood sugar but don't make you gain weight?

Calories: Anything with calories will increase blood sugar in patients with diabetes. Likewise taking in too many calories can lead to weight gain. ...Read more

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My husband (age 29) has vomited blood while severely coughing. He is a non smoker and not into alcohol. But off late eating junk n fried food everyday.

See doctor: If vomiting or coughing blood, your husband needs to see his physician asap. Finding and addressing the source of bleeding is important. If he did vomit (not cough) the blood, there are even stress-induced ulcers which can cause this. ...Read more

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What causes keratosis pilaris? I have bumps on my skin that seem to pop up whenever I eat too much sugar, fried food, meat or wheat? Is it an allergy?

What causes keratosis pilaris? I have bumps on my skin that seem to pop up whenever I eat too much sugar, fried food, meat or wheat? Is it an allergy?

Eczema.: Think of KP as eczema of the hair follicles. It is not an allergy. We treat it with the same medications that we use to treat acne - usually topical steroids and emollient lotions. If it worsens whenever you eat the things you mention, listen to your body and eat less of them. ...Read more

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I live a healthy life style I don't eat sugar or fried food and I eat low fat product but my period delayed for about 7 month should I eat fried food?

I live a healthy life style I don't eat sugar or fried food and I eat low fat product but my period delayed for about 7 month should I eat fried food?

NO, however...: Eating fried foods will not help you. Avoiding sugar and fried foods is great but a low fat diet tends to be high in carbs. You might be lacking healthy essential fatty acids. Include flax or hemp oil and wild salmon to get adequate fats. Being underweight, excessive exercise, thyroid imbalances are common causes of missing periods. Presuming you're not pregnant, I advise seeing a doctor to assess. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat to stabilize my blood sugar?

What foods can I eat to stabilize my blood sugar?

ADA diet: In general, eat more fruits and vegetables, non-starchy vegetables (broccoli, grean beans), whole grains over processed foods, dry beans, fish 2x/week, lean meats (things end with "loin"), non-fat dairy and as always, lots and lots of water. For more information, check out ada website: http://www.Diabetes.Org/food-and-fitness/food/what-can-i-eat/. ...Read more

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What foods will keep my blood sugar from spiking?

What foods will keep my blood sugar from spiking?

Avoid sugars and. ..: A person who is trying to avoid a rapid rise in blood sugar after a meal can try avoiding foods and drinks with sugars (any type of sugar), and also avoid easily-digested carbohydrates such as simple starches. Complex carbohydrates such as whole grain foods with more fiber, are better. Eating more protein is also helpful. One can search the internet for "low glycemic index" foods to get a list. ...Read more

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What food will make your blood sugar level go up?

What food will make your blood sugar level go up?

See below: Almost any food can raise blood glucose. Foods rich in carbohydrates, such as potatoes, corn, peas, many fruits, pasta etc raise glucose more. See this site for more info on glycemic foods.
http://www. Webmd. Com/diet/features/glycemic-index-diet. ...Read more

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What're some foods that lower blood sugar levels?

What're some foods that lower blood sugar levels?

None: Foods which may have a more moderate impact on blood sugar are those with more fiber and less starch/sugar. The longer the digestive process, the less the blood sugar peaks in patients with diabetes. ...Read more

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Please explain which foods are good for low blood sugar?

Please explain which foods are good for low blood sugar?

Diabetic?: Hi. I assume (hate to do that) that you're diabetic on a drug that can cause hypoglycemia. Treat low blood sugar with sugar! Your doctor treating your diabetes should go over this with you. If it's a scary low, but you can treat yourself, I suggest liquid sugar (juice, sugar soda). If not scary low, you can do solid sugar (candy, etc). If you're unconscious, have someone give glucagon or call EMTs ...Read more

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Can you tell me which foods are good for low blood sugar?

Can you tell me which foods are good for low blood sugar?

Diabetic?: Hi. I assume (hate to do that) that you're diabetic on a drug that can cause hypoglycemia. Treat low blood sugar with sugar! Your doctor treating your diabetes should go over this with you. If it's a scary low, but you can treat yourself, I suggest liquid sugar (juice, sugar soda). If not scary low, you can do solid sugar (candy, etc). If you're unconscious, have someone give glucagon or call EMTs ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are in the low blood sugar diet?

High proteins low ca: Low carbohydrate diets will provide lesser amounts of sugar. So avoid sweets, use high protein diets which include soy products including tofu, eggs, nuts and low fat dairy products like milk and yogurt. If you need additional help, add exercise...This will help you to lower your sugar and bring your weight down which helps your pancreas to lower your blood sugars much better. ...Read more

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Can you please guide me on foods that lower blood sugar levels?

None: I'm not aware of any foods that lower blood sugar levels--possibly some herbs might lower it a little. Your body converts carbs to glucose to carry in your blood. ...Read more

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What foods should I start eating if my blood sugar rebounds a lot?

What foods should I start eating if my blood sugar rebounds a lot?

Diabetes?: If you have diabetes, do you mean crashing following a high or high following treatment for a low blood sugar? Are you on oral meds or insulin, if so, how are you treating low blood sugar with diabetes? Please resubmit your question so I can better answer. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I have high blood sugar, what foods should I avoid?

Can you tell me if I have high blood sugar, what foods should I avoid?

Unhealthy foods: Hi. I highly recommend you get your diabetes under excellent control using the best medications available. A healthy diet will augment effective therapy, but very seldom is type 2 well controlled (at least for long) with"diet & exercise". Healthy diet: whole grains, healthy oils (olive, canola), nuts, fruits & veggies, legumes, lean meats, nonfat dairy; little or no processed (white) grains, sugar ...Read more

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I have low blood sugar. What foods should I eat when my sugar levels fall too low?

I have low blood sugar. What foods should I eat when my sugar levels fall too low?

Prevent low sugar: How low is low? Any symptoms? You didn't list any medications or conditions that would explain why you have low sugar. Juice or small piece of hard candy, even glucose tablets, are often used to treat low sugars. But better to prevent event rather than keep treating. So talk to your doctor & get diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are foods to eat or methods to stop blood sugar levels drop during the night?

What are foods to eat or methods to stop blood sugar levels drop during the night?

Protein: When the blood sugar drops at night this is usually due to a high carbohydrate meal at night or imbalanced Insulin and glucagon levels - the hormones that regulate blood sugar. Insulin lowers blood sugar, while glucagon elevates the blood sugar. If we need to keep the level up at night I have the patient eat protein at night, as protein elevates glucagon. ...Read more

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Please suggest what food leads to the worst and/or most immediate blood sugar spikes?

High-glycemic index: Low-glycemic index foods (less than 55) produce a gradual rise in blood sugar levels that's easy on the body. Foods with high-glycemic index numbers (more than 70) make blood sugar levels as well as Insulin levels spike fast. You can determine what foods are high or low at:

www. Glycemicindex. Com. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat for a hypoglycemic person who can't keep their blood sugars up?

What are good foods to eat for a hypoglycemic person who can't keep their blood sugars up?

Protein: Nuts are a good source of protein that you can easily carry with you at all times to eat to prevent hypoglycemia. About 1 ounce of nuts is recommended. Also, stay away from processed carbohydrates as they contribute to the highs and lows of blood Insulin and blood sugar. Try to eat more whole grains with fiber and fresh fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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What are the foods needs to avoid to keep control blood sugar level and please give me diet menu?

Avoid eating sweets: Foods with high sugar in them are to be avoided. If you can exercise daily and bring your weight to the normal range for your height, you will lower your blood sugar. Eat less and exercise more, besides avoiding sweet foods and sweet drinks. ...Read more

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If you are hyperglycemic what foods can you eat when your blood sugar is high?

If you are hyperglycemic what foods can you eat when your blood sugar is high?

Treatment: You need to discuss with your doctor. You may need to have your medication adjusted. High blood sugars are exacerbated by anything with calories if not properly treated. Anything without calories won't affect your blood sugar directly. However, your liver will continue to manufacture an abnormal amount of glucose without proper treatment. ...Read more

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I am having FBS 116. what kind of foods I should take to control the blood sugar? Palm jaggery can be taken?

I am having FBS 116. what kind of foods I should take to control the blood sugar? Palm jaggery can be taken?

This is serious: There is no magic food or list of special foods that will rescue you from diabetes if this is really what is going on. Ask about fitness training and perhaps medication as your workup proceeds. Educate yourself on this focusing on real science rather than "pop" claims about food choices. Be smart and best wishes ...Read more

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Herbs/foods/drinks/spices to help lower blood sugar?

Herbs/foods/drinks/spices to help lower blood sugar?

Diabetes Type 2?: This is caused by faulty diet and is reversible only by appropriate diet and avoidance of all forms of sugar and sweeteners. No short cuts. ...Read more

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What are the food I can eat if there is high of blood sugar?

What are the food I can eat if there is high of blood sugar?

Avoid Carbs: Avoid carbohydrates in excess. Especially avoid carbohydrates without a fiber source. Non-omega 3 fats can also be a problem as triglycerides can effect Insulin production and use. ...Read more

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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more