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Can losing a large amount of lean body mass result in feeling sleepy after eating ie poorer controlled blood sugar?

Can losing a large amount of lean body mass result in feeling sleepy after eating ie poorer controlled blood sugar?

Why u loosing weight: First it need to be determined what is the cause of your weight loss. In general people feeling "slepy" after a meal. It is caused by increased blood flow to the stomach and the GI tract. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Why can't I stay awake after eating sugar?

Why can't I stay awake after eating sugar?

Hypoglycemia: Could be due to hypoglycemia from Insulin release after eating sugar/sweets. Make an appointment with your primary doctor for a more thorough evaluation and blood work. ...Read more

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What is a healthy blood sugar after eating?

What is a healthy blood sugar after eating?

70-120: Would be ideal. It may go a bit higher but as long as it comes right down into this range it is fine ...Read more

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Is a blood sugar of 125 one hour after eating ok?

Is a blood sugar of 125 one hour after eating ok?

Yes, but: There are no normals for one hour after a meal, only for fasting and two hours after eating. If it's a finger stick glucose, your real blood sugar was probably higher than the value you got. ...Read more

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What are the normal blood sugar ranges after eating?

If it's a: Lab draw, not a finger-stick, it should be less than 130 in two hours. Check w/diabetes.Org for more info or your doctor. ...Read more

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Blood sugar 1 hour after eating. Does it go up or down?

Blood sugar 1 hour after eating. Does it go up or down?

Goes up: It goes up usually. Shouldn't go up too much though unless you have diabetes and its not well controlled. ...Read more

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How long after eating should you check your blood sugar?

How long after eating should you check your blood sugar?

Usually 1-2 hours: Checking blood sugar after meals gives important information on the effects of your food choice on your sugar levels, as well as the effectiveness of any diabetes medications. Many experts recommend targeting <180 mg/dl at 1-2 hours after meals in diabetes patients. This time interval gives the peak glucose levels of the day. If you can control these, then your overall hba1c will be in range! ...Read more

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What should your blood sugar be 1 hour after eating dinner?

What should your blood sugar be 1 hour after eating dinner?

Are you diabetic or: No.
Your blood sugar starts to rise soon after you start to eat and is at its highest 1 to 2 hours after your meal

normal "after eating, " glucose levels are 120 mg/dl and below for non-diabetics, 159 mg/dl and below for those with prediabetes and 180 mg/dl for diabetics.
Other wise check it out. ...Read more

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Blood sugar was 238 after eating lunch an hour later. Is this bad?

It definitely: Indicates diabetes. Hopefully you are receiving education, diet, exercise, weight reduction and medication to bring your sugar back to normal -- plus other measures to prevent problems in the future. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a blood sugar of 147 30-40 minutes after eating?

Is it normal to have a blood sugar of 147 30-40 minutes after eating?

Yes: This is normal but a blood sugar number at 2 hours after meal will provide better diagnostic value. ...Read more

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How many hours after eating should a diabetic check their sugar level?

How many hours after eating should a diabetic check their sugar level?

Generally 2 hours: The standard time for checking your blood sugar after a meal is considered to be two hours (although if you are on insulin or trying to sort certain problems other times may be helpful as well). A good rule of thumb is if well controlled the the 2 hour sugar should be back to within 40 mg/dL of the premeal blood sugars. If this case is not for you, 1 post meal checks are usual in gestational DM. ...Read more

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If I have 2 mmol blood sugar 30 minutes after eating sweets. Is this bad?

It would be: Normal, but if you're overweight, you're still at risk and need education, diet, exercise, weight loss and prevention. ...Read more

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What to do if I get really awful headaches after eating sugar and exercising?

What to do if I get really awful headaches after eating sugar and exercising?

May be hypoglycemic: You may be hypoglycemic. After eating processed sugars, you can have an Insulin spike that lasts longer than the sugars and it drops your blood glucose, low, leading to hypoglycemia and headaches. After exercise, you may have used up much of your endogenous stores and then become hypoglycemic. Discuss with your primary. Keep juice handy and next headache after workout, see if it juice helps. ...Read more

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Do I have diabetes if my sugar leval is 100 before eating and 165 after eating?

Do I have diabetes if my sugar leval is 100 before eating and 165 after eating?

Not diagnostic: Hi. Those numbers are not diagnostic. Diagnosis requires fasting serum glucose, 2-hour post-challenge (75 g glucose) serum glucose, A1c, or random serum glucose (different diagnostic criteria for all 4 tests). Your finger stick glucoses may be suggestive, but are not diagnostic. Eat healthily and exercise regularly. Good luck! ...Read more

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Blood sugar was 70 almost 2 hours after eating. Is this something to worry about?

Sounds normal: It is not clear why you were testing it, but that is a nice normal glucose. Many normal people do not really elevate their glucose much after eating. It means you have good insulin-producing b-cells in your pancreas that respond to the meal quickly. ...Read more

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I tested my bs after eating with a home blood sugar test and it was 168 is that ok?

I tested my bs after eating with a home blood sugar test and it was 168 is that ok?

Depends: If the test was 2 hours or more after eating that is too high and may indicate diabetes or prediabetes. Do not test the blood sugar sooner than 2 hours after a meal. See your doctor for a hemoglobin A1c test which measures the blood star over the past 2 months. This is a good indicator of your blood sugar status. ...Read more

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I get really awful headaches after eating sugar and exercising. What does this mean?

I get really awful headaches after eating sugar and exercising. What does this mean?

? hypoglycemia: In certain circumstances taking a high amount of carbohydrate will cause production of Insulin which may overshoot and cause hypoglycemia. There is a relationship between hypoglycemia and headache in certain individuals. ...Read more

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What should my sugar levels be after exercise. Mine stays at10.4 even after eating?

What should my sugar levels be after exercise. Mine stays at10.4 even after eating?

Units of measure: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, 10.4 does not comport with blood glucose measurement in either mg/dL or in SI units. ...Read more

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Blood sugar 185 1 hour after eating but normal at 75 two hours after. Is this normal??

Blood sugar 185 1 hour after eating but normal at 75 two hours after. Is this normal??

Less than 140 is OK: Normal blood sugar 2 hours after eating is less than 140. See https://www. Reference. Com/health/normal-adult-blood-sugar-level-e0e0ec8c8029030? qo=cdpArticles ...Read more

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Hai sir I am 24 yers old I am sugar pacient before eating 320 after eating 530 what can I do?

Hai sir I am 24 yers old I am sugar pacient before eating 320 after eating 530 what can I do?

You have Diabetes: I am sorry, but you need to be seen today urgently by a real physician in a real clinic or hospital. You need to be treated for this dangerous blood sugar level and you need to be educated on how to live with and survive with diabetes. You need help urgently. ...Read more

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Glucostatic theory and why individuals experience a "crash" after eating a meal high in sugar?

Crash after meal: Most common cause is the Insulin surge that comes to reduce the sugar. In some situations the body overshoots and drops the sugar too much. Checking blood glucose 1 and 2 and 3 hours after a meal is the best way to see if that is happening. However this also explains why it's impossible to lose weight if your Insulin levels are high. It causes the body to hold onto that sugar as fat. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my sugar leval 100 bifore eating and 165 after eating so what is my diabetes leval?

What do you suggest if my sugar leval 100 bifore eating and 165 after eating so what is my diabetes leval?

Need A1c: Hi. Individual sugars don't tell anything about your overall diabetes control, although the sugars you cite look pretty darn good. You need an A1c to assess overall control (and risk of complications), and preferably, many A1c's over time. Eat healthily, exercise regularly, take your diabetes medicine, control comorbid conditions (blood pressure, lipids), and don't smoke. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does normal blood sugar vary by age? What are the normal fasting and normal after-eating blood sugar ranges?

Same: Except for newborns, normal fasting blood sugars range from 65-99 mg/dl. 2 hours after eating blood sugar should be no higher than 139 mg/dl to be considered in the normal range. ...Read more

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Head tingling after eating first few bites of food? (lasts seconds or a minute) What causes this? Its been happening a lot lately.

Head tingling after eating first few bites of food? (lasts seconds or a minute) What causes this? Its been happening a lot lately.

See neurologist: I don't know. Some toxin, pathogen, or allergen in one of your cranial joints (TM joints, occiput, frontal sinus at the sphenoid junction) is likely causing the head tingling. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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M57, my primary wants me to start glucophoage as my random sugar (half hr after eating sweet) came 240 though my last A1c was 5.6. Advise?

M57, my primary wants me to start glucophoage as my random sugar (half hr after eating sweet) came 240 though my last A1c was 5.6. Advise?

Pre-diabetes: Without fully understanding your risk factors, there are studies that show that metformin can be used for pre-diabetes to help slow or prevent someone from converting to diabetes. So, it may be appropriate. It might also be appropriate to talk to your dr., explain you concerns, ask for a referral to a diabetes education program, and try aggressively with diet changes to stop this progression. ...Read more