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How can high blood sugar affect someones mood?

How can  high blood sugar affect someones mood?

High glucose: Can cause fatigue. Low glucose can cause you to be anxious and irritable. Fluctuating glucose is very hard on your mood as well as your body (mental plus physical). Keeping your blood sugar normal at all times is the key to resolving all those problems. ...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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Does high blood sugar affect blood alcohol levels?

Does high blood sugar affect blood alcohol levels?

No, but: Drinking alcohol will affect blood sugars. For those with diabetes, a transient high blood sugar (because alcohol is sugar) may be followed by low blood sugar later. ...Read more

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How is it possible that my blood sugar high when i haven't eaten?

How is it possible that my blood sugar high when i haven't eaten?

Insulin deficiency: Even for people with type 2 dm, relative Insulin deficiency is the reason blood sugars go up. When fasting, your body has to be able to respond to the Insulin you make in order to stop the liver from making its own supply of glucose. If one is Insulin resistant or has undertreated type 1/type 2 dm, there isn't enough Insulin to turn the liver's glucose production down- it causes hi fasting sugar. ...Read more

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Gf won't listen about medication and high blood sugar, what to do?

Gf won't listen about medication and high blood sugar, what to do?

Very little: Diabetes kills almost silently if she is walking around with very high glucose she is harming basically every cell in her body. Unfortunately if someone doesn't want to initiate care you can not make them. ...Read more

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Why do I get drowsy if I don't eat sugary food? I have borderline high blood sugar level.

Why do I get drowsy if I don't eat sugary food? I have borderline high blood sugar level.

Possible other cause: I recommend you see a doctor to get check up with blood work. Drowsiness could be cause by many reasons, such as medication, anemia, sleep problem and blood sugar etc. ...Read more

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Does the body stabalize high blood sugar?

Does the body stabalize high blood sugar?

By putting out: Insulin to lower glucose -- which is impaired if you have diabetes. It also dumps glucose into the urine, but this helps only slightly and only for a very short period of time. Otherwise, hydration lowers glucose, and mediation is often necessary. ...Read more

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What symptoms are common in high blood sugar?

What symptoms are common in high blood sugar?

Multiple: Frequent urination unusual thirst extreme hunger unusual weight loss extreme fatigue and irritability frequent infections blurred vision cuts/bruises that are slow to heal tingling/numbness in the hands/feet recurring skin, gum, or bladder infections. ...Read more

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How to know if I have low or high blood sugar?

How to know if I have low or high blood sugar?

Not to be trite, but: Check your blood sugar. Am I missing something here? Talk with your doctor. If you're diabetic, chances are very good you have a blood glucose meter. So check your blood sugar! ...Read more

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For what reasons was my random blood sugar high?

For what reasons was my random blood sugar high?

I don't know how: High it was, but if it was at least 200, it's likely you have diabetes. If you're overweight, you most likely are Insulin resistant and could have progressed into prediabetes or even full diabetes. Check w/your doctor and begin a program of dietary restriction, exercise and weight loss. ...Read more

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What institutes a dangerously high blood sugar count?

What institutes a dangerously high blood sugar count?

This varies: There are some people that can walk around with a blood sugar of 500 and they feel ok and do not go into diabetic ketoacidosis. On the other hand there are people that can become deathly ill with a sugar at this level. You want to keep your blood sugar right around 100. ...Read more

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Blood Sugar High (Definition)

If blood sugar levels remain too high the body suppresses appetite over the short term. Long-term hyperglycemia causes many of the long-term health problems including heart disease, eye, kidney, and nerve damage. The most common cause of hyperglycemia is diabetes. When diabetes is the cause, physicians typically recommend an ...Read more


Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more