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If our blood sugar level is low, does it mean we have diabetes or only high blood sugar matters?

If our blood sugar level is low, does it mean we have diabetes or only high blood sugar matters?

Rare disorder: 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 never occurs in human beings. If it a very frequently and incorrectly made diagnosis. ...Read more

Triglyceride (Definition)

Are crucially important, energy-dense, poorly-water-soluble molecules made of 3 fat molecules attached to a glycerol backbone. They are made by all animals, including humans http://goo. Gl/H7mItd, mostly in the liver, as a way of storing energy & transported within fat carrying proteins (lipoproteins). Production & storage ↑es on sugar/carbohydrate LFHC foods driving ↑ LDL-P & ...Read more


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What is the level for low blood sugar & high blood sugar?

What is the level for low blood sugar & high blood sugar?

Normal sugar levels: For children and non-pregnant adults, normal blood sugar (glucose) level is considered <100 mg/dl in fasting morning state, and <140 mg/dl after a meal. Anything above these levels is considered either pre-diabetes (fasting 100-125, post-meal 140-199) or diabetes mellitus (fasting >=126, post-meal >=200 mg/dl). Low blood sugar varies depending on person, but typically is considered <60-70 mg/dl. ...Read more

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Used to eat lots of sugar. Have hypoglycemic symtoms, but my sugar level is in the 80s. Could my body be used to high blood sugar that this feels low?

Used to eat lots of sugar. Have hypoglycemic symtoms, but my sugar level is in the 80s. Could my body be used to high blood sugar that this feels low?

NO: Hi, there is no such thing as a threshold level for blood sugar for pancreatic cells, pancreatic cells are not like brain cells which get used to a certain blood pressure to get used to and operate on a higher sugar level. You hear this statement a lot even from some doctors in Diabetic patients but that's a myth. As you consume more sugar you get more craving. Please adjust your diet and be safe ...Read more

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Can having low or high blood sugar level cause dizziness and falls?

Can having low or high blood sugar level cause dizziness and falls?

Yes.: Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) or high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) both affect mental status, and can affect balance. You could certainly attribute dizziness or falls to extreme low or high blood sugar. However there are multiple other causes too (heart problems, anemia, etc) so you need to discuss this with your doctor to make sure something important isn't missed. ...Read more

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How to know if I have low or high blood sugar?

How to know if I have low or high blood sugar?

Not to be trite, but: Check your blood sugar. Am I missing something here? Talk with your doctor. If you're diabetic, chances are very good you have a blood glucose meter. So check your blood sugar! ...Read more

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What do I do about high blood sugar levels?

What do I do about high blood sugar levels?

Call your doctor: If you haven't been diagnosed with diabetes, elevated blood sugars could mean that you need treatment for this condition. If you've already been diagnosed, high blood sugars indicate poor control, and may require a medication adjustment or diet changes. Either way, your doctor can do testing and give advice about what your next step should be. ...Read more

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What are the ways that people lower high blood sugar levels?

Decrease sugar: High blood sugars are due to a balance of intake versus use theyare also affected by genetic balance you do not control lowering total intake of calories and increasing exercise is the two methods eventually losing weight is paramount if these do not control then you need medicines. ...Read more

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Will diabetics have low or high blood sugar?

Will diabetics have low or high blood sugar?

Naturally high!: Diabetics, both 1 and 2, have a lack of insulin. It is absolute in type 1-dm, and relative in type 2-dm. Nonetheless, both run high sugars without meds. ...Read more

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Does high blood sugar affect blood alcohol levels?

Does high blood sugar affect blood alcohol levels?

No, but: Drinking alcohol will affect blood sugars. For those with diabetes, a transient high blood sugar (because alcohol is sugar) may be followed by low blood sugar later. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a dangerously high blood sugar level?

Docs, what's a dangerously high blood sugar level?

High sugar is bad: Anytime you have high BS say 150 or greater there is damage being done to almost every cell in your body. When the level goes over 200 you see it in the urine. Over 200 things get quite worse with strokes, heart attack, kidney failure and nerve damage ...Read more

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Is having high blood sugar levels a sign of diabetes?

Is having high blood sugar levels a sign of diabetes?

High blood sugars: Are = diabetes:

fasting sugar 100-125 is pre-diabetes and > 2-hrs after eating 140-199 is
prediabetes.

Fasting 126 and higher and > 2 hours after eating 200 and greater is diabetes. ...Read more

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Can someone have Normal insulin level but high blood sugar?

Yes: With pancreatic disease and with diabetes, insulin levels are low in proportion to the sugar stimulus. Also, insulin levels fall 1-2 hours after a glucose challenge but depending on dietary intake, glucose may still be somewhat elevated. ...Read more

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What happens if a type 1 diabetic has low blood sugar? High blood sugar?

What happens if a type 1 diabetic has low blood sugar? High blood sugar?

Read up on it: Your question cannot be answered in 400 characters. You could do a search on type 1 diabetes and hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia. There are many many online resources for people wanting to learn more because a friend or relative has type 1 ...Read more

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Breathlessness, is it more likely to be a symptom of low or high blood sugar?

Breathlessness, is it more likely to be a symptom of low or high blood sugar?

Neither: Breathlessness is a symptom of countless lung, heart, and muscle disorders, but none of hem are directly connected to blood sugar levels. ...Read more

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Why do I get drowsy if I don't eat sugary food? I have borderline high blood sugar level.

Why do I get drowsy if I don't eat sugary food? I have borderline high blood sugar level.

Possible other cause: I recommend you see a doctor to get check up with blood work. Drowsiness could be cause by many reasons, such as medication, anemia, sleep problem and blood sugar etc. ...Read more

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Why and how would individual have high blood sugar levels and also be in a state of ketosis?

Why and how would individual have high blood sugar levels and also be in a state of ketosis?

This is common: Ignore what you're read on the internet, especially about "magic" diets. This is probably diabetic ketoacidosis and it's common. A patient with ketosis from an Aspirin overdose or some other cause may also run a high glucose level from the stress. ...Read more

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How can I differentiate between high blood sugar and low blood sugar? Is there a special odor?

They have different: Symptoms, and neither involves a particular odor. Check the American Diabetes Assoc. Website for more info. The best way to differentiate is to check your blood sugar with a simple and easy finger stick test. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have low or high blood sugar of if you have diabetes, without a blood test?

How do you know if you have low or high blood sugar of if you have diabetes, without a blood test?

Urine test for sugar: Presence of sugar/glucose in urine would be an indiation of high blood glucose and possibly diabetes. Low blood sugar can only be detected with a blood test. ...Read more

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Why is the most common symptoms for hyperglyemic (high blood sugar levels) thirst and frequent urintation?

Hyperglycemia: Hyperglycemia causes dehydration. While the kidney tries to excrete all the excess glucose, one loses water as well. Essentially one experiences a diuresis (causing increased urination) which leads to dehydration (thirst). ...Read more

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Is it possible to feel shaky and tired with normal blood sugar levels if you are use to having high blood sugar?

Is it possible to feel shaky and tired with normal blood sugar levels if you are use to having high blood sugar?

Yes: It takes time for your boby to adjust to a normal sugar level. That's why we always recommend a gradual approach rather than a quick fix. ...Read more

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I'm a diabetic. Without exception, a high blood sugar level directly translates to a very pleasant, relaxing sensation in my body. Why is this?

I'm a diabetic. Without exception, a high blood sugar level directly translates to a very pleasant, relaxing sensation in my body. Why is this?

Unknown: I have never heard of high sugars making people feel better. Certainly, low sugars give people bad symptoms. Most people feel best when their sugar is normal. Very high sugars will eventually cause you to feel sick because of dehydration. ...Read more

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What is a high blood sugar level?

What is a high blood sugar level?

As defined below: Fasting sugar 100-125 is pre-diabetes and > 2-hrs after eating 140-199 is
prediabetes.

Fasting 126 and higher and > 2 hours after eating 200 and greater is diabetes. ...Read more

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Is a high blood sugar level dangerous?

Is a high blood sugar level dangerous?

Diabetes is bad!: Too much sugar in the blood is a sign of diabetes. In diabetes, the extra glucose or sugar, in the blood can cause lots of organs to not function properly over time, most importantly the heart and blood vessels, nerves, kidneys, and eyes.

This needs to be diagnosed quickly and treated aggressively for prevention of damage to these organs! ...Read more

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How do I know if my blood sugar high or low?

How do I know if my blood sugar high or low?

Lab testing: Fasting blood sugars can be obtained in a lab after an 8-12 hour fast. Post-prandial blood sugars are those which are obtained about 2 hours from the last meal or with a glucose tolerance test. ...Read more

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How can high blood sugar levels affect the body?

How can high blood sugar levels affect the body?

Diabetes: Glucose molecules precipitate out on to protein molecules changing how they work. If enough of the glucose gums up the protein network these processes stop all together and the tissue dies. ...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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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