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Hi my blood sugar is about 6.3mmol/l on average in the mornings when fasting, but before going to bed it avergaes about 5.8. What may be going on?
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
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In brief: "Dawn" effect
You may be overshooting your hypoglycemic meds.
If during the night your sugar falls too low the body responds with a "stress" reaction and releases chemicals (cortisol, Epinephrine and others) that actually raise blood sugar. Please discuss with your dr.

In brief: "Dawn" effect
You may be overshooting your hypoglycemic meds.
If during the night your sugar falls too low the body responds with a "stress" reaction and releases chemicals (cortisol, Epinephrine and others) that actually raise blood sugar. Please discuss with your dr.
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