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What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia?

What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia?

May be quite varied!: Hypoglycemia: shakiness, sweating, hunger, palpitations. If severe: confusion, lethargy, seizure, or coma could occur. Hyperglycemia: no symptoms if mild (that's what's so dangerous over long periods of time). If severe: frequent urination, ravenous thirst. If not addressed over long periods of time, damage to kidneys, nerves, eyes, and blood vessels can result. ...Read more

Dr. Marlon Levy
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Hyperglycemia (Definition)

This is a term that just mean high blood sugar. This can be caused by many things such as exercise, stress, eating excess sugar and the ultimate diabetes. Diabetes occurs when the body can not longer process its sugar out of the blood stream and is sustained or continuous hyperglycemia. Everyone's blood sugar will rise a little after they eat, but most peoples will return ...Read more


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I wanted to know is being hungry, dizzy, and shaky a sign of hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia?

I wanted to know is being hungry, dizzy, and shaky a sign of hyperglycemia or hypoglycemia?

Hypoglycemia more: likely. It is not prudent to rely on these symptoms alone. You may wish to get your blood sugar testes when these symptoms occur. Hand held analyzers available in drug stores will do the job. ...Read more

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Can someone please explain hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia?

Can someone please explain hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia?

Glucose value: Normal blood glucose is in the neighborhood of 100 mg/dl. When it is higher one is hyperglycemic. When it is lower one is hypoglycemic. A blood sugar of 350 is clearly worse than one of 150 and will have more symptoms of thirstiness, frequent urination, fatigue and blurred vision. Same for hypoglycemia. The lower the value the more the sweats, tremulousness, irritability and mental cloudiness. ...Read more

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What is the difference between hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia?

One 2 hi, one 2 low: If u fast for 8 hours (FBS) blood sugar should be between 70 and 100. Hypo=low, hyper=high, glyc=sugar, emia=in the blood. If ur FBS is repeatedly between 100-126, you are in a state known as 'impaired glucose tolerance'. If ur FBS > 126, you are diabetic, which is by far the cause of hyperglycemia. Hypoglycemia usually is caused by too much Insulin in blood, or too strong rx of diabetes. ...Read more

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Omg!i found out asking questions here that what I have is hypoglycemia not hyperglycemia. Now what do I need to do next?

Omg!i found out asking questions here that what I have is hypoglycemia not hyperglycemia. Now what do I need to do next?

6 little meals a day: Hypoglycemia is often helped by eating small, frequent meals through the day. Be sure to eat protein and carbohydrates together to avoid a high spike of blood sugar, followed by a deep 'crash.' hypoclycemia can make you feel sweaty, shaky, clammy, or dizzy. But eating regularly can help prevent these symptoms. Stay away from sugary treats and emphasize vegetables and fruits. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing hypoglycemia (2.4), eat something small and then jump up into hyperglycemia (14). Then 1/2hr later back to hypoglycemia?

Serious business: This may simply be type II diabetes announcing itself as dysregulated insulin secretion. Or your body may be asking for more exercise. But you're going to need a workup to rule out insulinoma / nesidioblastosis. Get with somebody who knows what they're doing and stay well-informed about your workup. ...Read more