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What is the effect of your blood sugar level on vision?

What is the effect of your blood sugar level on vision?

Blurry vision: Fluctuation blood sugars can result in a change in the vision. The vision may become blurry because if the sugars are high excess sugar moves into the lens of the eye and water follows, and the lens will change shape. It can take several months for the vision to stabilize once the blood sugars are under control. ...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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What is the effect of blood sugar level on eye refraction index?

What is the effect of blood sugar level on eye refraction index?

It changes the index: High blood sugar level is known to affect the crystalline lens through the effect on the sorbitol pathway, usually making the lens to be more swollen and thus more myopic. High sugar level can also affect the cornea thickness and changes the eye's overall refractive index though it is usually a less significant factor. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the effect of blood sugar level on eye refraction index?

Please help! what is the effect of blood sugar level on eye refraction index?

Increases: High blood sugars cause the lens to swell making it bend light more. This causes a shift in the glasses prescription toward more nearsighted. This process reverses when the blood sugars normalize. ...Read more

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What is the effect of albumin on blood pressure?

What is the effect of albumin on blood pressure?

Albumin can be used: In hospital settings to be infused to increase a patients blood pressure temporarily. ...Read more

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What is the effect of high blood sugar level on eye refraction index ?

What is the effect of high blood sugar level on eye refraction index ?

It can change: Hyperglycemia can change the eye fraction index in all directions. Case studies showing no change, myopic shifts and hyperopic shifts have been reported in the literature in patients with hyperglycemia. ...Read more

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What is the random level for the blood sugar?

What is the random level for the blood sugar?

Can be anything: Random blood sugars are not very helpful. Two hours or more after a meal it should be less than 130-140. A glucose above 200 at any time suggests diabetes. It is common to have glucoses as low as the mid 60's and be totally normal if you're healthy. Get a post meal or fasting with a hga1c if you're really concerned. ...Read more

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When blood calcium level drops, what is the change on the level of parathyroid hormone?

When blood calcium level drops, what is the change on the level of parathyroid hormone?

Hormone increases.: In people with normal parathyroid gland function a decrease in blodd calcium produces an immediate increase in parathyroid hormone in order to restore the blood calcium to normal. ...Read more

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What is the effect of high sgpt & sgot in blood and what is the medicine for lowering the same.?

What is the effect of high sgpt &  sgot in blood and what is the medicine for lowering the same.?

Liver enzymes: Sgpt/sgot (ast/alt) are liver enzymes which become elevated when liver cells are damaged. Non trending elevations up to about 3 times upper limit of normal - are fairly nonspecific. Above that level there is most certainly something amiss with the liver which needs focussed investigation extremely high levels - in the thousands - are generally associated with severe toxicity or viral hepatitis. ...Read more

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What is the effect of insulin on sodium and potassium concentration in the cell ? Explain please

What is the effect of insulin on  sodium and potassium  concentration in the  cell ?   Explain please

Hi Owl: You will get a more precise answer by looking this up on wickepedia or googling it. 400 words not enough room and these details most docs need to look up themselves for the cellular mechanics of sodium potassium exchange, need for potassium replacement w/ insulin, etc, are vast. Gd luc. ...Read more

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What are the signs of low blood sugar and how is it related to insulin?

What are the signs of low blood sugar and how is it related to insulin?

Insulin & Glucose: Insulin allows cells to use glucose as fuel. It helps to regulate blood sugar. Too much will bring blood sugar down putting/keeping it in storage and making it less available to cells. When this happens, hypoglycemia occurs. One may feel shaky, dizzy, headache, nausea, sweaty, etc. Which is a prompt to treat the low blood sugar. Severe lows can cause loss of consciousness, seizure, death. ...Read more

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What is the normal level of a teenagers blood sugar?

What is the normal level of a teenagers blood sugar?

< 126 fasting: Diabetes is diagnosed if an individual has a fasting blood glucose value of >126. A value between 100-126 is considered pre-diabetic. ...Read more

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What can a modest increase in plasmocytes mean when the rest of the blood count is normal? The result is 0.07 and the reference value is <0.01

Need more info: This piece of information is not useful in giving you any intelligible answer. Please have a hematologist look at the blood counts with differential. Plasmacytosis in itself associated with many disease processes. ...Read more

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If B-12 is a water-soluble vitamin and your body gets rid of excess, what would cause an 'off the charts' high level on blood test results?

If B-12 is a water-soluble vitamin and your body gets rid of excess, what would cause an 'off the charts' high level on blood test results?

Supplementation.: Most common cause of very high b12 level is patient taking vitamin supplement. B12 is not "gotten rid of" quickly. Healthy people may have a five year supply in the liver. ...Read more

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What are the effects of yo-yo dieting on blood pressure?

What are the effects of yo-yo dieting on blood pressure?

Yo-yo BP: When you're not dieting, your BP will rise and when you're dieting, your BP will fall. ...Read more

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What are the remedies of high creatine level in blood and what is the effect of low creatine level in blood... Is it dangerous or not?

Depends on cause: High creatinine is usually due to kidney failure, acute or chronic and treatment depends on the cause and severity of failure. Low creatinine is not dangerous unless it is due severe muscle disease. See these sites for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/kidney-failure/ds00280 http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001503/. ...Read more

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What is the effect of high altitude on esr?

What is the effect of high altitude on esr?

None: The sed rate is notoriously difficult to do properly, and the results are of no value in isolation. High altitude may increase red cell count slightly, but the speed of sedimentation of normal red cells is a property of the plasma rather than the red cells themselves. ...Read more

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What is the effect of your blood sugar level on vision?

Blurry vision: Fluctuation blood sugars can result in a change in the vision. The vision may become blurry because if the sugars are high excess sugar moves into the lens of the eye and water follows, and the lens will change shape. It can take several months for the vision to stabilize once the blood sugars are under control. ...Read more

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• 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?

•	 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 more

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What is making my vision blur? Its worse when i eat sugar or blood glucose goes below 5.0mmol but is sometimes blurred when glucose level is good.Idea

What is making my vision blur? Its worse when i eat sugar or blood glucose goes below 5.0mmol but is sometimes blurred when glucose level is good.Idea

Fluctuating glucose: Patients with fluctuating blood sugar levels often have fluctuations in vision. It could be simply that, something like latent hyperopia and need for glasses, or something more serious. You need a good eye exam to diagnose. Diabetics need to be seen annually at the least. ...Read more

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How to raise your blood sugar level?

How to raise your blood sugar level?

Sugar: Hi. Are you talking about diabetes and treating hypoglycemia? I hate to guess. Insulin therapy is the BIG risk for hypoglycemia. But as you would imagine (and your doctor should have told you), treat low sugar with sugar. If you're very low but conscious, use liquid sugar (e.g., juice, sugar soda). If you're unconscious, someone can give you glucagon or call paramedics. Good luck and be safe! ...Read more

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What medicines bring your blood sugar level up?

What medicines bring your blood sugar level up?

Blood sugar: The more important question is why your blood sugar might be low. Are you on medicines for high blood sugar and dropping too low? Are you checking your blood sugar, and if so what readings are you getting? If these things are OK you can relax. If not please see your doctor ASAP! ...Read more

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What medicines bring your blood sugar level up?

What medicines bring your blood sugar level up?

Blood sugar: Doctors differ to a small extent in what they consider as normal levels for blood sugar. Do you know what your blood sugars are? A blood sugar range from about 70 to 110 is ideal, Anything below 70 that makes you feel unwell needs attention by your doctor. ...Read more

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What food will make your blood sugar level go up?

What food will make your blood sugar level go up?

See below: Almost any food can raise blood glucose. Foods rich in carbohydrates, such as potatoes, corn, peas, many fruits, pasta etc raise glucose more. See this site for more info on glycemic foods. http://www.webmd.com/diet/features/glycemic-index-diet. ...Read more

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What can you do when your blood sugar level is 397?

What can you do when your blood sugar level is 397?

See a doctor: A blood sugar level of 397 is considered high and needs to be taken seriously. Please see a doctor and follow their advise. You may need to be placed on medication. Don't wait to take care of this. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your blood sugar level is 123?

It depends upon: Many factors: lab or finger stick; when it what drawn, in whom, how long after a meal or fasting, etc. If it's a lab fasting, you have prediabetes. If you're overweight, it doesn't really matter what you call it, what matters is that you're Insulin resistant and prone to developing diabetes in the future. Start prevention now w/education diet, exercise, weight loss. See your doc. ...Read more

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Can hydrochloric acid raise your blood sugar level?

Can hydrochloric acid raise your blood sugar level?

Whoa!: You're not taking hydrochloric acid. It's a powerful chemical agent. Are you perhaps taking hyaluronic acid? This should not affect your blood glucose. Don't expect tremendous benefits. ...Read more

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Could fluconazole cause an acute increase in your blood sugar level?

Could fluconazole cause an acute increase in your blood sugar level?

Not likely: Fluconazole does not usually cause high blood sugar. It actually is more likely to cause low sugars especially if combined with other medications (such as diabetic medications). ...Read more

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How is kenalog (triamcinolone) injections on your blood sugar level compared to a cortisone injection?

How is kenalog (triamcinolone) injections on your blood sugar level compared to a cortisone injection?

Depends: There are different injection types. Intralesional which is a small amount in the surface of the skin or intramuscular which is within the muscle. There are also different doses. All of that would be necessary to answer your question. In general, the deeper the injection and the higher the strength the more likely it would impact your blood sugar. ...Read more

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What is a healthy blood sugar level?

Blood sugar: fating 60-100. 101-125 is elevated over 126 is considered diabetic. ...Read more

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Is 351 a dangerous blood sugar level?

Is 351 a dangerous blood sugar level?

In the long term: Hi. If you run sugars in that range in the long term, then of course it's dangerous...to your eyes, kidneys, nerves, blood vessels, infection risk, amputation risk, etc. Fortunately, in the short term, it's not the least bit dangerous. If you have insulin, it's very easy to treat. If you don't, you should get some! Good luck! ...Read more

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How I can reduce my blood sugar level?

How I can reduce my blood sugar level?

Elevated glucose: Watching simple carbs and doing more physical exercise would help. However if these measures are not enough, one may need medications if glucose stays significantly elevated especially in diabetics. ...Read more

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Best drug to control blood sugar level?

Best drug to control blood sugar level?

Best way lower sugar: Exercise, and low carbohydrate diet. Eating a low sugar and low calorie diet combined with regular moderate exercise is the absolute first thing to do to lower one's sugars. Then medication is determined based upon your blood sugar and health history. ...Read more

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What is blood sugar level supposed to be?

What is blood sugar level supposed to be?

Blood sugar: Blood sugar (a test for diabetes) can be measured at various times. A fasting blood sugar should be less than 100 mg/dl, and a blood sugar taken randomly should not exceed 200 mg/dl. Blood sugar 2 hours after a meal should be less than 140. If you think you have high blood sugar, you should see your doctor for a blood draw. ...Read more

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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more