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Had lap band surgery. Why low blood sugar results?
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In brief: Check meds
If you are taking diabetic meds they need to be dosed by a physician.
Otherwise low blood sugar isn't a bad thing as long as its more than 45. My sugar is steady at 48-50.

In brief: Check meds
If you are taking diabetic meds they need to be dosed by a physician.
Otherwise low blood sugar isn't a bad thing as long as its more than 45. My sugar is steady at 48-50.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
In brief: Insulin resistance
With lap band surgery, sometimes the change in diet is such that someone who already makes a lot of Insulin will still do so with less substrate available from the decrease in food consumption.
Additionally, with a smaller stomach, drinking calories (sugar) will also stimulate Insulin release and thereby lower blood sugar relatively quickly.

In brief: Insulin resistance
With lap band surgery, sometimes the change in diet is such that someone who already makes a lot of Insulin will still do so with less substrate available from the decrease in food consumption.
Additionally, with a smaller stomach, drinking calories (sugar) will also stimulate Insulin release and thereby lower blood sugar relatively quickly.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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