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Numbness Fingers Related Blood Sugar Type Diabetic
Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I am a diabetic and i was testing my blood sugar. My finger is now red and throbbing(no pus) when should I go to the doctor?
Tough to say: I assume you reguarly test your blood sugar with finger sticks? If your finger is red and throbbing it is possible you have an infection. Sometimes infections resolve on their own but you should speak with a doctor as soon as possible for a proper evaluation. If you have fever or severe pain, see a doc tonight! ...Read more
• I am diabetic since 5 years,for the last 5 years my fasting blood glucose in between 125-134 mg/dL and my blood sugar level two hours after eati?
No specific question: The fasting blood sugar results you are providing do indeed point to diabetes. Are you under the care of a physician and being treated for the diabetes? If you are on medication I would advise that you follow up with your physician to discuss your results. Heed the lifestyle advice that your doctor gives you, changing your diet and exercising will greatly affect you long term outcome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I got blood sugar tested after fasting 12 hrs by finger prick.It is 95 mg.Is it considered prediabetic?.Dad &btother have type 2 dm but controlled
Pathophysiology: While exercise is helpful in everyone, it's not the main treatment for you. You are a type 1 diabetic, so you have diabetes because your body is not making enough insulin. The main treatment is to find the right Insulin regimen for you. If you wake up with bad sugars, it might be because your basal rate is too low, not because you are not exericising enough or eat the right food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medication/diet: Patients with type 2 dm tend to have hypoglycemia because of high Insulin levels which may be stimulated by partiularly high carb meals. A nutritionist should work with such patients to help them avoid this. However, medications used to treat diabetes can also cause lows. Either explanation merits a call to your doctor as this problem could possibly be circumvented to some degree. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fasting AM:80-120: Ideally fasting blood sugar would be within normal range (eg 80-100), but between 80 to 120 is one commonly quoted goal for a fasting blood sugar for type 2 diabetic. Note that non-fasting blood glucose would be higher; ideally control the am fasting blood sugar and if A1c still not at goal then work work on lowering the blood sugar after eating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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