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How can you get your blood sugar low?

How can you get your blood sugar low?

Insulin: Hi. I assume you're diabetic ( I hate to assume!), but I don't know if you're type 1 or type 2, or if you're on insulin. If you're very high, insulin is the best way to get it down. Good luck! ...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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Is 85 blood sugar low for adult? I check mine and its 85.

Perfectamundo!: Hi. No, that's not low at all. It's well up in the normal range. Eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly for life! ...Read more

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Just what can I do to keep blood sugar low enough to safe levels?

Just what can I do to keep blood sugar low enough to safe levels?

No secret formula: Eat a healthy well balanced diet including a variety of fruits and vegetables, while limiting sweets, and avoiding empty calories (soda, candy, high fructose corn syrup). Get regular moderate aerobic exercise at least 150 min per week; with two days/week of resistance exercises. Get adequate high quality sleep (average adult needs 7-9hrs/nght) Relax! Find healthy outlets to stress. ...Read more

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How do I keep my blood sugar low?

How do I keep my blood sugar low?

Watch diet: Watch carbohydrates and sugars in your diet, keep your weight down and exercise. These are the basics of staving off diabetes. ...Read more

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Why is my blood sugar low after eating?

Why is my blood sugar low after eating?

What did you eat?: If your blood sugar is confirmed low within a few hours of a meal, it often suggests that a high sugar or starchy meal was ingested without protein. It is commonly seen in the teenage girl who only eats chips and sugared soda for lunch and in people with Insulin resistance who may have diabetes or prediabetes. Also ifpatients take too much Insulin or don't eat enough protein after taking insulin. ...Read more

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Why is my blood sugar low?

Why is my blood sugar low?

Too much sugar?: 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 your Insulin levels. 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 without raising insulin. ...Read more

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What should I eat to make my blood sugar low?

Less food: And fewer calories, plus exercise. Ther are no "magic" foods or supplements that make you sugar lower. There is only diet, exercise and weight reduction plus medication from your doctor. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more