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Proven Tips & Strategies To Bring High Blood Sugar Down (quickly)

Untreated, high blood sugar can cause many problems and future complications. Recognizing signs of high blood sugar levels and knowing how to lower them can help you prevent these complications and increase the quality and length of your life. Topics covered (click to jump to specific section) High blood sugar level symptoms and signs Symptoms of high blood sugar include: Increased thirst Tired all the time Irritability Increased hunger Urinating a lot Dry mouth Blurred vision Severe high blood sugar can lead to nausea and fruity smelling breath The signs and symptoms for high blood sugar are the same for both type 1 and type 2. Signs usually show up quicker in those who have type 1 because of the nature of their diabetes. Type 1 is an autoimmune disease that causes the body to stop making insulin altogether. Type 2 is caused by lifestyle factors when the body eventually stops responding to insulin, which causes the sugar to increase slowly. People with type 2 can live longer without any symptoms creeping because their body is still making enough insulin to help control it a little bit. What causes the blood sugar levels go to high? Our bodies need sugar to make energy for the cell Continue reading >>

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  1. Billie

    Im trying to determine what spikes my blood sugar

    hi, im trying to find out which foods spikes my blood sugar,, should I test first right after I eat or wait 2 hours to find which foods to stay clear of ?? wasn't sure ..also, I have been eating nothing but vegtables thinking that was best ,but my sugar went up , I have been eating alot of cabbage soup... thanks alot for all your help. I really appreciate it...

  2. colliemom

    to really see what is doing test just before eating, i hour after starting and 2 hours after starting to eat and if you really want a good idea (and can afford the strips) you might actually want to test at the 3 and 4 hour marks as well

  3. penguinbot

    What have you been eating? Although raw vegetables are generally healthy, not all are created equal in concerns with one's blood sugar. For example, a potato will spike your levels far quicker than broccoli. You said you ate a bowl of cabbage soup, generally cabbage is quite a starchy green veggie, which will spike your levels far more than a veggie like spinach. Another thought with your soup is whether it contains any flour or corn starch to thicken the broth, which will quickly spike your levels.

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