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Not using any diabetic medicine. No diagnosed diabetes. But if I don't eat for 5 hours am getting sweating, confusion,shakiness etc. If I eat anything immediately I feel better in few minutes.

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long hrs of fasting reduces sugar in the blood causing those symptoms of hypoglycemia . Take low glycemic index food every 5 to 6 hrs which has slow carbogydrate release . high glycemic index food can be taken when hypoglycemia occurs .
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