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Why Does A Diabetic Person Feel Dizzy?

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Know The Signs Of Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia can be a very serious condition, with extreme cases causing seizures, coma, and even death. It occurs when blood sugar levels drop too low, and it is most often experienced by people with diabetes. As you learn about diabetes management, being well versed in low blood sugar symptoms will enable you to detect the signs of impending hypoglycemia and act quickly to head it off or minimize its impact. Diabetes Type and Hypoglycemia Risk Hypoglycemia risk varies across the three different types of diabetes: Type 1 Diabetes People with type 1 diabetes experience hypoglycemia most often, as their diabetes management often requires a lot of attention and careful planning. The average person with type 1 diabetes who is attempting aggressive disease control may still experience low blood sugar symptoms frequently, and a full-blown case of hypoglycemia will require close medical attention. "When it comes to type 1 diabetes, the body can't make insulin on its own, so it must be administered," notes Erin Palinski-Wade, RD, CDE, Everyday Health contributor and author of Belly Fat for Dummies. Paying close attention to your diet is important, too. "If the correct amount of insulin is Continue reading >>

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  1. Bug - 14465

    Vertigo and Diabetes

    I have been diabetic for 23 years and for the past 3 years have been fighting Vertigo…as has my diabetic Mother. I have recently read that there is a diabetic connection. Anyone out there having Vertigo problems? Please let me know I am not suffering alone!

  2. daysanddays

    Hello Bug, have you tried a magnesium supplement? When we have high blood sugars our bodies lose more magnesium than normal. So it's logical that that could be a cause of dizziness, because that is a symptom of magnesium deficiency.
    I find this affects me every April, when the vitamin D starts appearing, because the body processes vit D using magnesium. For a few years now I've started to feel a bit weird in spring. I only found out by chance, but once I did it all makes sense. Worth trying. Though are many other possible reasons.

  3. Lawjwcc

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