If your blood sugar is too high, there are a few ways you can lower it quickly. However, you also need to know when you should see a healthcare provider.
High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) is common with diabetes but can occur without diabetes due to major illnesses, chronic conditions and certain drugs.
High blood sugar can cause fatigue that contributes to diabetes fatigue, but blood sugar swings can also cause fatigue in people with normal blood sugar levels.
Everyone can have low blood sugar, which can increase your blood pressure. There are risks for people with diabetes who experience this frequently.
Hypoglycemia levels under 70 mg/dL are low, but readings under 55 mg/dL are too low. Here’s a guide for people with type 2 diabetes.
People with and without diabetes may experience nausea from low blood sugar, but hypoglycemia isn’t the only cause of nausea in people with diabetes.
Physical and emotional stress can increase blood sugar levels and decrease glucose tolerance. Here’s why it happens and what to do for a blood sugar spike.
Hyperglycemia is diagnosed using blood glucose self-monitoring and lab tests, such as fasting blood sugar, HbA1c, or an oral glucose tolerance test.
Blood glucose (blood sugar) is a form of energy that all your tissues need. Learn what a normal level is and how to manage your blood sugar.
Hyperglycemia is a high blood sugar level, while hypoglycemia is the opposite issue (low blood sugar). Here is what to expect from both conditions.
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