Very often, hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) symptoms occur when blood glucose levels fall below 70 mg/dl. But, many people have blood glucose readings below this level and feel no symptoms. This is called hypoglycemia unawareness.
After understanding some major concepts and methods of healthy eating, you may be still wondering how to apply these diet rules with blood glucose monitoring. Here are some steps to guide you while adjusting your meal plan by using the self-monitoring blood glucose (SMBG) results.
There are two types of reactions that cause high blood sugars even though you haven't eaten anything: The Somoygi effect and the Dawn phenomenon. This article will introduce Dawn phenomenon and how to treat it.
It happens all the time: We go a little too long without eating, or skip a meal because we are occupied, or go to sleep without dinner or an evening snack. The blood sugar when we skip a meal begins to drop. If you don't know to correct a low blood sugar, sometimes your body will try to correct it for you, and you may see a high blood sugar reading even though you didn't eat anything.