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My Friend Says Hypoglycemia Will Affect At Any Age Is It True
Hi, my friend aged 31 has been diagnosed with sepsis which has lead to hypoglycemia, apparently been put in an induced coma - how severe is this?
I eat lots popcornl. I hv hypoglycemil. Firend told me eating popcorn is not healthy 4 hypoglycemia. Is it true it cn lower your sugar level?
Popcorn hypoglycemia: 77 F from MI eats lots of popcorn and have hypoglycemia. It may in some people depending on how much you eat. So I would just test yourself after talking to your Dr. So eat one cup and check sugar if you feel it is low.Then 2 cups, then 3 etc. till you find how much you can eat then eat less. Enjoy. ...Read more
My hypoglycemia started after childbirth, i also have a friend with it too and hers also started after having kids.Why is this?
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
No and yes: Hi. Any diabetic taking insulin will tell you how very real hypoglycemia is. However, there is an utter nonsense self-diagnosis of "hypoglycemia" that is not in the same universe as "true illness". There are also true hypoglycemia cases (VERY rare) due to tumors or hyperplasia of the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. So if you take insulin or your pancreas makes it inappropriately, yes ...Read more
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
If your hba1c is 4.8% or below is it true that it is indiccative of hypoglycemia especially if symptoms are present daily?
I am 17 do I have hypoglycemia? I eat when I am hungry then after an hour i feel confused can't think and trouble saying what i wants to say correctly
If you have fasted: Prior to the procedure/surgery and/or you have abstained form having anything to eat post procedure due to bleeding, numbness. Etc. Sure a transient drop in your blood glucose can occur. Similarly, in patients that are diabetic, they can often see a spike in their blood sugar and have a few days of hyperglycemia. Especially with the stress of surgery and if any peri-operative steroids were given. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 dr said that hypoglycemia could be a reason for the dizzying, peculiar episodes I have had.Others say prob not it.Why?Is it rare?
No: 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 your glucose level returning to normal. A glucose tolerance test (if you've had one) is not and never will be a valid diagnostic test for hypoglycemia. Don't waste your money o GTT or any fad diets of treatments. Lose wt if heavy. ...Read more
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