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Is it fatigue, eyes, ears, low blood sugar, or other? Last 3 days i slept 5 hrs each day. Lately when i walk i feel off-balance & kinda off with my concentration, b/p checked as normal, pulse bit high

Is it fatigue, eyes, ears, low blood sugar, or other? Last 3 days i slept 5 hrs each day. Lately when i walk i feel off-balance & kinda off with my concentration, b/p checked as normal, pulse bit high

Pls consult a doc: It could be anything i.e. anemia, aBnormal blood sugar level, post viral fatigue if you had recent cold, or other issues. Please consult your doctor for exam and some basic blood test. ...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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In the last month there have been 4 cases where my vision gets blurry and it's hard to focus. Are my eyes going bad or is my blood sugar low,etc?

In the last month there have been 4 cases where my vision gets blurry and it's hard to focus. Are my eyes going bad or is my blood sugar low,etc?

Could be many things: Could be need for corrective lenses, could be blood sugar could be anxiety, etc., etc. See a PCP and have an exam - see an optometrist for an eye exam. No one should just guess when it's possibly easy to find out for sure. Best! ...Read more

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I have gilberts syndrome and blood sugar highs and lows with elevated fasting levels .My eyes and skin are looking really yellow lately.Possibilities?

I have gilberts syndrome and blood sugar highs and lows with elevated fasting levels .My eyes and skin are looking really yellow lately.Possibilities?

Elevated liver enzym: With your condition, the obvious answer is that your liver enzymes and bilirubin, markers of health, tracked in your blood, are elevated.You need medical follow-up! ...Read more

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Blood glucose 450 non fasting then meter says "hi" , how can I lower blood sugar? I eat low carb and exercise already but I don't want to use medicine

Blood glucose 450 non fasting then meter says "hi" , how can I lower blood sugar? I eat low carb and exercise already but I don't want to use medicine

Herbs, minerals and:: It sounds like you have diabetes; have a doc check your HbA1c. Numerous herbs can help diabetes including gymnema sylvestre, cinnamon, bilberry, fenugreek seeds & momordica charantia, aloe vera, ginseng, pterocarpus marsupium & coccina indica. Vitamins & minerals including alpha lipoic acid, chromium & vandium can also benefit. See http://tinyurl.com/qekmre3 Also see http://tinyurl.com/yzamemc ...Read more

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What can I do for low blood sugar?

What can I do for low blood sugar?

Low blood sugar: I don't get the question. If you have diabetes and are on meds you should be able to control your blood sugar - at least increase your blood sugar level. If you don't have diabetes how do you know you have low blood sugar? Put this together and you need to go as soon as possible to the nearest Emergency Room and be evaluated. If you have low blood sugar do not drive - have someone take you! ...Read more

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How can I increase my low blood sugar?

How can I increase my low blood sugar?

Diet: If you are not diabetic you can eat a hypoglycemic diet. That is small frequent feedings of things like meat, cheese, fish and nuts. Avoid refined carbohydrates like candy, donuts, white bread and alcohol. ...Read more

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How simple is it to get low blood sugar?

How simple is it to get low blood sugar?

Depends on what drug: Hi. That totally depends on what drug(s) you're being treated with. I'm gonna go out on a limb and presume you're a diabetic. If you're on insulin, it's easy to get hypoglycemic, especially if you're type 1. If you're type 2 on any combination of metformin, a GLP-1 drug, a DPP4 inhibitor, an SGLT2 inhibitor, it's hard to get too low; insulin easy, sulfonylurea drug possible but not super easy. ...Read more

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How rare is fainting from low blood sugar?

How rare is fainting from low blood sugar?

Quite common: If you are on insulin and do not check your blood sugars or skip meals it can easily happen. If you are not on insulin it is very uncommon. You should see your doctor for testing. ...Read more

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What should I do about my low blood sugar?

What should I do about my low blood sugar?

You don't have it: In addition, in my 35 years of practice, I have never seen a case of reactive hypoglycemia. The disorder doesn't exist, if you're overweight the symptoms are a natural response to you sugar returning to normal. A glucose tolerance test (if you've had one) is not and never will be a valid diagnostic test for hypoglycemia. Low glucose only ocurrs when treating diabetes, cancer, renal/liver disease. ...Read more

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What are signs of low blood sugar in most people?

What are signs of low blood sugar in most people?

Hypoglycemia symptom: Symptoms may include: feeling shaky, hot, hungry, irritable, dizzy, light headed, nausea, headache, loss of consciousness, seizure. ...Read more

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What does it mean for a person to have low blood sugar?

What does it mean for a person to have low blood sugar?

Low blood sugar : Low blood sugar is very dangerous and could lead to seizure, coma and even death. Mildly low blood sugar could cause anxiety, sweating, palpitations, dry mouth and confusion. ...Read more

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Please explain which foods are good for low blood sugar?

Please explain which foods are good for low blood sugar?

Diabetic?: Hi. I assume (hate to do that) that you're diabetic on a drug that can cause hypoglycemia. Treat low blood sugar with sugar! Your doctor treating your diabetes should go over this with you. If it's a scary low, but you can treat yourself, I suggest liquid sugar (juice, sugar soda). If not scary low, you can do solid sugar (candy, etc). If you're unconscious, have someone give glucagon or call EMTs ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are in the low blood sugar diet?

High proteins low ca: Low carbohydrate diets will provide lesser amounts of sugar. So avoid sweets, use high protein diets which include soy products including tofu, eggs, nuts and low fat dairy products like milk and yogurt. If you need additional help, add exercise...This will help you to lower your sugar and bring your weight down which helps your pancreas to lower your blood sugars much better. ...Read more

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Can low blood sugar be apparent on the outside of the body?

Can low blood sugar be apparent on the outside of the body?

"That look": Since young kids with diabetes can't express that they feel low blood sugars, many parents of young children with diabetes can identify "that look" when they think the child has low blood sugar. Some will get shaky, pale, sweaty, and stare off. Some get really cranky, tired, and hungry. ...Read more

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I'm not sure but is hypoglycemia/low blood sugar hereditary?

I'm not sure but is hypoglycemia/low blood sugar hereditary?

Are you on insulin?: Hi. Unless you take insulin or have a vanishingly rare genetic syndrome, your "hypoglycemia" is not real, and has nothing to do with blood sugar. Unfortunately, "hypoglycemia" is a very popular self diagnosis, but it is not true hypoglycemia and has nothing to do with your blood sugar. Diabetes can be hereditary, and if treated with insulin, that would be true hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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I might have low blood sugar so how can I increase my low blood sugar?

I might have low blood sugar so how can I increase my low blood sugar?

Best to know: Before you try to increase your blood sugar, make sure you know what your blood sugar is. If you are diabetic, then finger stick with your glucose monitor. If you are not diabetic, then go see your doc for labs and exam. Low blood sugars can be dangerous, so proper diagnosis first. Then treatment. Be well. ...Read more

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Can splenda, cause low blood sugar?

Can splenda, cause low blood sugar?

No: Doesn't happen. Low blood sugar can occur after bariatric surgery. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What is dangerously low blood sugar level?

Below 60 mg: Normal sugars run between 60-90mg. Most people develop symptoms of hypoglycemia as the blood sugar level gets down to 60mg or lower. Hypoglycemia is a dangerous condition. ...Read more