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Is temporary blurred vision associated with really high blood sugar?

Is temporary blurred vision associated with really high blood sugar?

Yes it can: Espcially if your high bs has been taking place for a prolonged period of time. The mechanism is due to shift in water from the lenses and the subsequent change in its dimensions. It is however temporary and will not cause permananet damage to the eye lenses. ...Read more

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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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If I have had blurry vision for the past few days and my blood sugar has ranged between 299 and 400, what should I do?

If I have had blurry vision for the past few days and my blood sugar has ranged between 299 and 400, what should I do?

See a doctor ASAP: Elevated blood sugar means a person usually has diabetes. Untreated or poorly treated diabetes affects the lens of the eye as well as the retina and can lead to blurry vision. Control of the sugar "usually" improves this, and often corrective lenses (glasses/contacts) are needed. See a doctor and get your sugar better controlled immediately. ...Read more

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Are blurry vision and blood sugar related?

Are blurry vision and blood sugar related?

Yes: Fluctuating blood sugar can cause vision changes (osmotic effect on the eye's lens). Diabetes can lead to blinding conditions if not properly treated - diabetic retinopathy is a leading cuase of retinal blindness in the working-age population. ...Read more

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I was extremely dizzy earlier, with symptoms like hot flashes, blurry vision, lethargy, and mild headache. Blood sugar was 144. What was it?

I was extremely dizzy earlier, with symptoms like hot flashes, blurry vision, lethargy, and mild headache. Blood sugar was 144. What was it?

Drop if blood sugar: If you have diabetes and your blood sugar dropped, it triggers symptoms even though it never drops below normal. Ear right, exercise more and lose weight to relieve the problem of fluctuating Insulin and glucose levels as well as your diabetes risks in the future. ...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


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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more