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Can being on a low-restricted diet make me hypoglycemic?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Depends on your body

Calorie restriction is a common diet method.
Most people can shift to converting fat into the sugars you need to function without causing hypoglycemia. As it does, the process often decrease your appetite and permits accelerated weight loss. Some people may not be able to handle this level of restriction. It is common for people to feel tired in the first wks of this process, but blood sugar is nl.

In brief: Depends on your body

Calorie restriction is a common diet method.
Most people can shift to converting fat into the sugars you need to function without causing hypoglycemia. As it does, the process often decrease your appetite and permits accelerated weight loss. Some people may not be able to handle this level of restriction. It is common for people to feel tired in the first wks of this process, but blood sugar is nl.
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Dr. Mircea Petrina
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No

Unless you have diabetes on drugs or insulin.

In brief: No

Unless you have diabetes on drugs or insulin.
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