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Why would your glucose level rise when you have infection?

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Dr. Stephen Daquino
Sports Medicine

In brief: Stress

Blood sugar levels rise in times of stress or infection.
Your body is trying to make as much energy available to organs and muscles to fight, flee or heal.

In brief: Stress

Blood sugar levels rise in times of stress or infection.
Your body is trying to make as much energy available to organs and muscles to fight, flee or heal.
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