Can Diabetes Cause Nausea And Dizziness?

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Feelings of weakness, nausea, confusion and loss of balance often accompany dizziness. People who experience frequent spells of dizziness may struggle to deal with this persistent interruption. Though generally not life-threatening, dizziness can be the symptom of another medical condition. It's important to listen to the body and slow down when experiencing dizziness, because this condition can lead to falls or fainting. Symptoms vary from person to person, ranging from occasional, mild dizzy spells, to severe frequent episodes. Dizziness is common during certain reproductive stages in a woman's life, such as during puberty, pregnancy, postpartum - including breastfeeding - and menopause. Dizzy spells also affect people differently, and some will be able to recover quickly, while others will take longer to recover, or in extreme cases, find it impossible to carry on with their daily activities. Identifying Dizziness Dizziness is a subjective term in the medical field, as it can mean different things to different people, and is difficult to measure. In general terms, dizziness can be broken down into three distinct categories; vertigo, disequilibrium, and presyncope. Keep reading t Continue reading >>

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  1. Amy Campbell

    Hi Pynetree,
    Depending on any other health issues that an older adult may be having, it's certainly possible that both blood glucose and A1C goals may be set higher. It's important to discuss your goals with your healthcare provider and find out what's best for you.

  2. Pynetree

    Are there different BG #, or A1C's for Adults, then there are for Seniors?

  3. kmwf

    Been taking metformin for 3 yrs, and was taking 850 mg TID. my last kidney function dipped, and now have been cut back to metformin BID and lisinopril added. Why the lisinopril ?

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