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Doctor insights on: Does Peanut Butter Raise Blood Sugar

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Do t know what I'm doing wrong fasting blood sugar was 173 I am pre diabetic ac1 6.3 had peanut butter sand last night could that be why?

Do t know what I'm doing wrong fasting blood sugar was 173 I am pre diabetic ac1 6.3 had peanut butter sand last night could that be why?

The exact name: You call it is of no significance, but you have diabetes and need education, diet, exercise, weight loss and probably medication. Talk with your doctor soon. Some of the higher glucose may be due to the steroid shot, but I don't have enough information. ...Read more

Peanut Butter (Definition)

Guidelines from reputable health agencies suggest some steps parents can take to reduce their child's chances of having food and other allergies, although there are no guarantees of success. If either or both parents have a personal or family history of allergy, for example, asthma, eczema, hay fever, perennial allergic rhinitis (allergy to animals, dust mites, or molds) the following is recommended: * Avoid common allergenic foods, in particular peanuts and tree nuts, during pregnancy and while nursing -- peanut protein, as well as components of cow's milk, eggs, and wheat, are ...Read more


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3yr old male lethargic, unresponsive. Blood sugar 43, after eating peanut butter and jelly sandwich, apple juice blood sugar up yo 208. Sugar in urine?

3yr old male lethargic, unresponsive. Blood sugar 43, after eating peanut butter and jelly sandwich, apple juice blood sugar up yo 208. Sugar in urine?

Evaluate at hospital: A 3 year old who is truly lethargic and unresponsive should be evaluated at a hospital (such as a children's hospital), arriving there by ambulance. Doctors there will do various tests to see whether or not blood sugar levels are the cause of the symptoms. ...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 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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It it ok to use peanut butter instead of brown sugar in oatmeal?

It it ok to use peanut butter instead of brown sugar in oatmeal?

Yes: Peanut butter instead of brown sugar is a good idea, but it provides protein along with the oats. It also would be a better choice for people concerned about their blood sugar because you would be less likely to have a blood sugar spike with peanut butter and oatmeal than with brown sugar and oatmeal. ...Read more

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Is natural peanut butter bad for teeth or acid reflux? There is no sugar in it.

Is natural peanut butter bad for teeth or acid reflux? There is no sugar in it.

Sugar: When eaten by bacteria helps it grow and multiply. The more bacteria, the more acid it can produce. There's 3.5 grams of carb in 1 tbsp of peanut butter (chunky). Acid reflux produces acid. Acid weakens the enamel...Ask you M.D. Re: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) side effects, e.g. Dry mouth and stomach pain...Dry mouth can make you more susceptible to get decay. I hope this helps :). ...Read more

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After eating peanut butter, I have burning eyes, throat/eye swelling, low blood pressure, blurred vision. I have eaten it since a child so no allergy

After eating peanut butter, I have burning eyes, throat/eye swelling, low blood pressure, blurred vision. I have eaten it since a child so no allergy

Anaphylaxis?: It appeared that you had suffered shock from the peanut butter. Although most food allergies developed in childhood, they can also occur in adults. Before you touch peanuts again, be sure to get tested by an allergist. In the meanwhile, you need to carry an epineprhine autoinjector (preferably 2) with you until this issue has been clarified. ...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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Can crying cause your blood sugar to raise?

Yes: Anything that causes and increase in stress (crying) will cause an increase in the stress response and a release of blood sugar. ...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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Does ingesting sugar raise blood pressure?

Does ingesting sugar raise blood pressure?

Only indirectly: A high sugar diet can cause signficant weight gain. That can increase blood pressure in and of itself. If one has diabetes, it becomes even more complicated. A higher sugar diet can reduce diabetes control which can worsen blood pressure and more importantly increase the risk of heart disease from high blood pressure. But will blood pressure immediately go up after eating sugar? No! ...Read more

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Will a tomato raise my blood sugar level?

Will a tomato raise my blood sugar level?

No: Hi. No, a tomato is pretty close to a "free food" in diabetes. Small effect, but not much. ...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