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Low Blood Sugar In The Middle Of The Night
Can you experience low blood sugar in the mornings without being hypoglycaemic or diabetic if you dont eat enough the night before?
Possible: Due to dawn phenomenon or somogyi phenomenon which could be physiological. ...Read more
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
Not diabetic, have get very low blood sugar. Symptoms always changing or none at all. Wake up @night check it and it is 39. Worried i won't wake up!
Sleep disorder?: You may be experiencing these problems if you have a sleep related breathing disorder. If you are having problems getting to sleep, staying asleep, waking up several times a night, or excessive daytime sleepiness you should talk to your md for an evaluation of your sleep. Undiagnosed sleep problems are extremely common and can can be instrumental in creating prediabetic conditions. ...Read more
Can I do about high insulin low blood sugar that drops all day and night im gaining a lot of weight, tired all time. Blood sugar drops every 90 mins?
I am dieting and eating less, but I wake up at night with symptoms of low blood sugar. How can I prevent this?
Is it normal to wake up feeling sick, sweaty, nauseas from low blood sugar if you don't eat enough the night before? Alcohol makes it worse.
No.: If you have diabetes, your insulin needs adjusting. How do you know your blood sugar is low? Did you check it? If yes, and it is indeed low, then you need to go down on your long-acting insulin. Otherwise, it must be related to something else. It could be hangover if its worse with drinking! ...Read more
Can you experience low blood sugar without being diabetic? Happens in morning if dont eat enough night before, drink alcohol or excessive exercise.
Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia is medical term for low blood sugar. If you're otherwise healthy, and don't take any medications to purposefully lower your blood sugar, your body will usually adjust glucose (sugar) production to keep you from experiencing low blood sugar. Diabetes mellitus leads to high sugars. Excessively low sugars only come about b/c taking medication usually insulin or sulfonylureas w/o eating. ...Read more
What would cause low blood sugar in a non diabetic? Mine was 69 mg/dL today. I have had issues in the past with it being even lower.
Hypoglycemia: Blood sugar 69 is still normal but lower end of normal, some people are more sensitive to insulin, rare cause is over production of insulin from tumors but that is very very rare. People tend to have these problem are adviced to take small frequent meals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
IT CAN: It can but you have to know how low your blood sugar is and what is causing it if you are not diabetic if you are diabetic you may need some adjustment in your meds but you should check your blood sugar before you blame your nausea to low blood sugar as there are other causes of nausea in the morning. ...Read more
Symptoms include nervousness, sweating, hunger, anxiety, blurred vision, fatigue, fast heart rate, etc. -- however unless you have diabetes and are on Insulin or other medication, have renal or liver disease, cancer or prior stomach surgery -- then true hypoglycemia neveer occurs in human beings. If it a very frequently ...Read more
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