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Pentacarinat (Definition)

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I'm very insulin sensitive triathlete with protein induced hypoglycemia (specially leucine rich, like dairy). Do you know a doctor who can help me?

I'm very insulin sensitive triathlete with protein induced hypoglycemia (specially leucine rich, like dairy). Do you know a doctor who can help me?

Too much protein: Eating pure protein without any carbs does cause a drop in sugar shortly after eating. Protein needs to be balanced with some carbs to prevent this. If you look at the glucose response to protein (lower at first, then higher 3-4 hours later) and carbs (spike at first, then dip 3-4 hours later), they balance each other nicely. ...Read more

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What to do if I have fastingexercise induced hypoglycemia. Any tips for when i train for a marathon?

What to do if I have fastingexercise induced hypoglycemia. Any tips for when i train for a marathon?

Marathon: Good luck with any marathon in which you run. You should carry some sugar containing fluid as you exercise and run. Do not exercise to the point of being faint. ...Read more

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What are potential long term effects for someone who was diagnosed with diet induced hypoglycemia as a baby?

What are potential long term effects for someone who was diagnosed with diet induced hypoglycemia as a baby?

None.: Tricky subject. Would need to know the exact cause of the hypoglycemia as there are many causes in babies / children. In general if they were not diagnosed with a significant metabolic abnormality the prognosis is excellent. ...Read more

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I have protein induced hypoglycemias. Could you recommend me an specialist please?

I have protein induced hypoglycemias. Could you recommend me an specialist please?

Endocrinologist: see an endocrinologist, They specialize in sugar problems. I noticed you also have fructose and lactose problems. That should be taken into consideration by your endocrinolgy specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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How common is hypoglycemia?

Extremely: Because it is caused by chronic ingestgion of sugar. ...Read more

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What can cause hypoglycemia?

4 things: People tend to have a genetic predisposition to having it but the 4 things i found that make it worse are: 1. Eating sugar 2. Not eating often enough 3. Not eating protein often enough 4. Food sensitivities. ...Read more

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How does hypoglycemia start?

Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia is usually caused by medications, either Insulin or oral medications that are prescribed for diabetes. Rarely hypoglycemia is caused by a tumor of the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin. ...Read more

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