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How Long Does It Take For Blood Sugar Levels To Drop
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
• I am diabetic since 5 years,for the last 5 years my fasting blood glucose in between 125-134 mg/dL and my blood sugar level two hours after eati?
No specific question: The fasting blood sugar results you are providing do indeed point to diabetes. Are you under the care of a physician and being treated for the diabetes? If you are on medication I would advise that you follow up with your physician to discuss your results. Heed the lifestyle advice that your doctor gives you, changing your diet and exercising will greatly affect you long term outcome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If blood sugar levels at 109mg/dl, how long does it take (how many days?) to lower blood sugar level to 80 or 99mg/dl?
Blood glucose: Your blood glucose is in a constant state of flux. When you have your blood drawn you are simply seeing a snapshot of what's happening at that very moment. Eat a meal and your glucose will rise. Skip a meal and it's likely to fall. Your body works very hard constantly to keep your glucose level normal. ...Read more
My blood sugar level is 455 what medication should I take and for how long pl suggest diet chart also for me?
What causes blood sugar levels to drop within 30 mins? Why did this happen after i went for a run?
Blood sugar: Initially decreases with exercise as you transfer glucose from the bloodstream to the muscles that are exercising. Your body, however, quickly corrects the change before you sugar drops lower than normal or you have any medical problems whatsoever. Isn't your body wonderful? It lets you do whatever and whenever you want without having to worry about problems. Take care of it. ...Read more
Can you guys tell me how bad will it change my blood sugar level if i was 2 hours longer in the fasting procedure?
Since I don't: Understand your question it's hard to answer. If you were fasting and had fasted two hours longer, it probably wouldn't have made a significant difference in your blood sugar -- provided you're talking about a fast of over 6 or more hours. Your body has mechanisms to keep your sugar normal unless you have diabetes or other significant problem. ...Read more
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
No: All current methods require blood. Some in very small quantities. ...Read more
Possibly: Many years before overt diabetes starts, someone at genetic risk of diabetes can lose 'first-phase 'insulin release, resulting in an imbalance of sugar-to- Insulin levels -low blood sugar- 4-5 hours after eating, especially with sweets. Treatment is avoid sweets sometimes need to treat with dpp-4 inhibitors- safe, no undue side effects see dm specialist as most internists unaware of this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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