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Can high sugar levels in diabetics cause frequent urination and dry mouth?

Can high sugar levels in diabetics cause frequent urination and dry mouth?

Yes: Please contact your doctor for good blood sugar control and long term sugar level test (hba1c). It's very important to have very good control of diabetes. Uncontrolled diabetic will lead to many medical issues(eye, heart, kidney, leg circulation etc). Please make sure to have yearly eye exam and close follow up with your docs. Exercises and diet helps with better control of diabetes. ...Read more

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Does caffeine withrrawal include dehydration and blood sugar regulation issues?

Does caffeine withrrawal include dehydration and blood sugar regulation issues?

Not neccesarily: People may experience headache, laziness, sleepy and decreased concentration. ...Read more

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Severe dizziness and shaky.Ate 2 hr ago,and just drank sweetened coffee.Nonfasting Blood Sugar 67.To low?Dx of Chronic Pancreatitis.Possibly Diabetes?

Severe dizziness and shaky.Ate 2 hr ago,and just drank sweetened coffee.Nonfasting Blood Sugar 67.To low?Dx of Chronic Pancreatitis.Possibly Diabetes?

Hypoglycemia: You are describing symptoms of hypoglycemia compounded by pancreatic insufficiency and caffeinated beverages that trigger a sympathetic nervous system response. An endocrinologist can help you determine if this is a multiple endocrine disorder with hyperthyroidism or if your blood sugar is brittle with high spikes and dangerous lows. Your brain needs glucose for fuel and you need glucose now! ...Read more

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Can stevia cause sugar cravings, like aspartame and sugar do?

Can stevia cause sugar cravings, like aspartame and sugar do?

Sorry: But none of the artificial sweeteners cause sugar cravings -- you just like sweet things and are probably overweight and Insulin resistant because of it. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Can too many carbohydrates cause energy crash and shortness of breath?

Can too many carbohydrates cause energy crash and shortness of breath?

Yes: Too many carbs (including sugar, sweets and starches) force our pancreas to pump out insulin, which then drops our blood sugar and makes us crave carbs again. Vegetables and fruit are preferred with smaller starch portions. Sugar and sugary drinks just stress our metabolism which was not designed to handle it. ...Read more

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Recently blood sugar and which fruits are good to eat to reduce blood sugar level?

Recently blood sugar and which fruits are good to eat to reduce blood sugar level?

Fruits ^ sugar: All fruits contain fructose, a naturally occuring sugar, which gets converted to glucose, and will increase a person's blood sugar after they eat fruit. That being said, fruits do vary in how much & how fast they raise someone's blood sugar. This can be quantified as glycemic index (gi). Check out this page: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/278384-the-glycemic-index-for-fruits/. ...Read more

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Can sugar intake cause seizures?

Can sugar intake cause seizures?

If you have diabetes: Low sugar intake may contribute to hypoglycemia, and resultant seizures, and diabetic ketoacidosis may also result in seizure activity. Big issue is combination of both diabetes and epilepsy, which will create more challenge in controlling the epilepsy. In a normal individual, a Snickers Bar will not cause a seizure. ...Read more

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Can a drop in sugar levels cause naseua and headaches as wwll as dizziness and lghtheadedness and no balance?

Can a drop in sugar levels cause naseua and headaches as wwll as dizziness and lghtheadedness and no balance?

Yes: Yes - all of the above. If it happens, eat something sweet for quick sugar. Then, set up an appointment with your doctor soon to determine why this happened. ...Read more

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Will Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause cravings for caffeine, sugar and excessive shopping?

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Will Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause cravings for caffeine, sugar and excessive shopping?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Stimulants can elevate Dopamine and cause such behaviors, especially in predisposed individuals such as ones with mood disorders or impulse control problems. ...Read more

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Is it common for prediabetics to have problems maintaining steady glucose levels eg highs and lows.Worse in mornings.

Is it common for prediabetics to have problems maintaining steady glucose levels eg highs and lows.Worse in mornings.

Possible: Prediabetics can have episodes of high blood sugar as well as low (hypoglycemia). The cause is Insulin resistance. These fluctuations in blood sugar can be controlled with proper diet, exercise and vitamins. A low carb diet with moderate protein and good fats will help stabilize Insulin levels and blood sugar. Daily exercise is very important. Vitamin d3, chromium, ala, etc. Might be useful. ...Read more

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Can sugar scrubs for body spike the blood sugar level?

Can sugar scrubs for body spike the blood sugar level?

No, but these: Are also not likely to do you any good. Rubbing sugar on your skin will not raise blood sugar. ...Read more

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Can eating just sweets cause low blood sugar levels after the spike?

No: There is no such thing as post meal hypoglycemia. Your body protects you against such things unless you are on diabetes medication. Don't get your medical information from friend, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Does black coffee gives more energy or black coffee with sugar to delay sleepiness?

Does black coffee gives more energy or black coffee with sugar to delay sleepiness?

Caffeine: Coffee contains caffeine tends to increase energy and have an alerting affect. The coffee does not need to be "black" in order to have these effects. Adding milk or other dairy products should change the effect of the caffeine. Consuming sugar can have an energizing affect. Adding sugar to coffee may enhance the effects of the caffeine. ...Read more

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Anytime I eat anything with sugar I feel sleepy and tired and feel like I an going to faint earlier this year I was diagnosed with pcos?

Anytime I eat anything with sugar I feel sleepy and tired and feel like I an going to faint earlier this year I was diagnosed with pcos?

Sudden drop: Part 1 of your question is easy--you probably have reactive hypoglycemia, which means a rapid drop of blood sugar after and acute glucose load--in turn due to overshoot of Insulin release from sugar stimulus. Cut down refined sugars & you'll do better. I am acronymically challenged. What is pcos? ...Read more

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