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What does it mean for a person to have low blood sugar?

What does it mean for a person to have low blood sugar?

Low blood sugar : Low blood sugar is very dangerous and could lead to seizure, coma and even death. Mildly low blood sugar could cause anxiety, sweating, palpitations, dry mouth and confusion. ...Read more

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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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Supposing you have low blood sugar, does it mean that you have diabetes?

Supposing you have low blood sugar, does it mean that you have diabetes?

More often: It is a sign of getting diabetes in future, especially if there is a family hisort of diabetes, and symptoms occur 4-5 hours after eating. ...Read more

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Does having low blood sugar does mean you have diabetes?

Does having low blood sugar does mean you have diabetes?

Possibly: Many years before overt diabetes starts, someone at genetic risk can loss 'first-phase 'insulin release, resulting in an imbalance of sugar to Insulin levels 4-5 hours after eating, especially with simple sugars=sweets. Treatment is avoid sweets sometimes need to treat with dpp-4 inhibitors- safe, no undue side effects see dm specialist as most internists unaware of this. ...Read more

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Do abnormally low blood sugar levels mean I have hypoglycemia?

Do abnormally low blood sugar levels mean I have hypoglycemia?

Yes.: Hypoglycemia is abnormally low blood sugar levels. Though laboratories have different cut-offs, usually a blood sugar less than 70 mg/dl is considered low. Normally, the body regulates blood sugar to prevent extremely high or low blood sugar. There are some serious and some not so serious causes for hypoglycemia, and a thorough evaluation with appropriate testing is in order. ...Read more

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Does type 2 diabetes mean you have high or low blood sugar?

Does type 2 diabetes mean you have high or low blood sugar?

High: Type 2 is associated with Insulin resistance where your body is have trouble removing glucose out of your blood stream. Sort of a like trying to get into a house that's locked. This eventually leads to elevated blood glucose. ...Read more

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Can itching and digestive problems and low blood sugar mean something is wrong eith your pancreas?

Can itching and digestive problems and low blood sugar mean something is wrong eith your pancreas?

Yes: A build food bile can cause itching. A lack of digestive enzymes can cause digestive problems. A lack of glucagon or excess of Insulin can cause low blood glucose. See your physician. ...Read more

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Blood glucose 450 non fasting then meter says "hi" , how can I lower blood sugar? I eat low carb and exercise already but I don't want to use medicine

Blood glucose 450 non fasting then meter says "hi" , how can I lower blood sugar? I eat low carb and exercise already but I don't want to use medicine

Herbs, minerals and:: It sounds like you have diabetes; have a doc check your HbA1c. Numerous herbs can help diabetes including gymnema sylvestre, cinnamon, bilberry, fenugreek seeds & momordica charantia, aloe vera, ginseng, pterocarpus marsupium & coccina indica. Vitamins & minerals including alpha lipoic acid, chromium & vandium can also benefit. See http://tinyurl.com/qekmre3 Also see http://tinyurl.com/yzamemc ...Read more