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What are symptoms of diabetes and low blood sugar?

What are symptoms of diabetes and low blood sugar?

Many symptoms: Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) can cause shakiness, weakness, ravenous appetite, confusion, sweating, increased heart rate, and even passing out. High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) often does not have symptoms until it is very high (over 300), when people can then experience thirst and frequent urination, blurred vision, rapid weight changes, mental changes, and also unconsciousness. ...Read more

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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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All the symptoms of low blood sugar possible to be seen in people without diabetes drugs?

All the symptoms of low blood sugar possible to be seen in people without diabetes drugs?

Yes: Low blood sugar can be seen in people not on diabetes drugs. A lot of times, you think you have low blood sugar but you actually don't. The only way to know is to check your bs during the times you think you have low blood sugar. If it's indeed low, go see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have all the symptoms of diabetes except my blood sugar is always too low?

What to do if I have all the symptoms of diabetes except my blood sugar is always too low?

Complicated: Complicated symptoms like these are best discussed with your doctor who will listen to you, give you an examination, and probably do some testing to see what's wrong. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of labrynitis similar to the symptoms of low blood sugar is it possible to have both . I don't have diabetes?

Are the symptoms of labrynitis similar to the symptoms of low blood sugar is it possible to have both . I don't have diabetes?

Not necessarily: Labyrinthitis is the inflammation or abnormality in the semicircular canals causing dizziness esp with head movement, there may be nausea. When one has low blood sugar, they have dizziness more like feeling light, sweating, unable to focus, weak, tired, and feeling of doom to even passing out. They do overlap so be careful. Diabetics should be aware and check bs to make sure. ...Read more

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Is sugar craving a common symptom of diabetes?

Is sugar craving a common symptom of diabetes?

No: It is just sign that you like sweets.N theory it also might be sign of insufficient level of sugar in your blood, very much alike thirt is sigh of insufficient water in your body. Go to your doctor and be evaluated. ...Read more

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If I have diabetes, why do my sugars go so low early in the morning?

If I have diabetes, why do my sugars go so low early in the morning?

What is low?: What would you define as low? For example, if your morning reading is 80, and you feel great, than thats fine. If it's 80 and you feel clammy and terrible, then perhaps it is too low. A lot of times, it has to do with the dosing of medications you take the day or night before. Check your finger sticks regularly, have your doctor analyze them in reference to the meds you are on. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a struggle with my diabetes - lots of trouble with random highs and low sugars?

I have a struggle with my diabetes - lots of trouble with random highs and low sugars?

Coaching: You need to contact the diabetes treatment team near you because there are to many things that alter your blood sugar that you might be unawear off. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sugar diabetes?

What are the symptoms of sugar diabetes?

Diabetes Mellitus: Symptoms of diabetes classically include frequent and much urination, constant thirst, fatigue, and weight loss - just to name a few. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of diabetes the symptoms of high blood sugar only?

Are the symptoms of diabetes the symptoms of high blood sugar only?

Diabetes Insipidus: Diabetes mellitus (dm) causes high blood sugars, and very high sugars can cause an increase in urine production. With diabetes insipidus (di), the kidney does not respond to a hormone that tells it to make less urine (vasopressin). So, the kidneys put more water into the urine than they should, and these people urinate more (and are always drinking water to compensate). ...Read more

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What are symptoms of more advanced sugar diabetes?

What are symptoms of more advanced sugar diabetes?

Several: Common complications of diabetes include changes in sensation in your feet and legs which can lead to pain, blindness, heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, and poor wound healing possibly leading to infection and amputation. ...Read more