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I have running suddenly low sugar level my tablet changed to 1 glycomet go 0.5 to diapride m1 to istamet 50/500 mg last one improve my low sugar level.

Dr. Anuradha Siddheshwar Nilange 92% (2209 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopathy Doctor, Navi Mumbai
I have running suddenly low sugar level my tablet changed to 1 glycomet go 0.5 to diapride m1 to istamet 50/500 mg la...
This mayy be due to change of medications ok.
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I am 32 yes old I have blood sugar, high bp, thyroid right now my blood sugar goes down & bp is high thyroid is ok for sugar I used glycomet 250 mg which I have stopped from 5 days due to low blood sugar, for bp I am taking tellzy 40 mg morning, night metx 12.5 mg pls suggest me for low blood sugar medicine & bp medicine.

Dr. Neha Jain 90% (107 ratings)
MBBS, CCEDM, CCMTD
Diabetologist, Gurgaon
I am 32 yes old I have blood sugar, high bp, thyroid right now my blood sugar goes down & bp is high thyroid is ok fo...
Thanks for query. There is no medication for low blood sugar medication. First you start to check your fasting blood sugar and 2 hr after major meal. Alternate day and show to us. If your fasting blood sugar is less than 100 and post meal is less than 140 than start medication and take care of diet and exercise. Check blood sugar regularly.
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Know More About Management Of Blood Sugar Levels!

MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MD - Medicine
General Physician, Pune
Know More About Management Of Blood Sugar Levels!

Diabetes might not be the end of the road for you. While it is a chronic disorder, there are a number of steps you can take to minimize its effects. Before that, you should know what diabetes is and its various types.

What is diabetes?

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder where the sugar in your blood is not metabolized by the body. This leads to a situation wherein sugar accumulates in your blood; this condition is known as high blood sugar. Now, this can happen in two ways:

  1. Type 1 Diabetes: In this type, the beta cells of the pancreas that produce insulin (hormone that metabolizes sugar) are destroyed by the immune system of the body. This leads to reduction in insulin levels, causing blood sugar to shoot up.

  2. Type 2 Diabetes: Type 2 diabetes is a condition wherein the body cannot effectively utilize the insulin to metabolize sugar. This again leads to accumulation of sugar in the blood.

Apart from these two types, there is a third type that is known as ‘gestational diabetes’. Gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy wherein the body produces hormones that inhibit insulin.

Now that you know the various types of diabetes, it is time to focus on preventive measures. The various tips for high blood sugar level are:

  1. Steer Clear of Sugar: Think of sugar as your enemy, as it is something that you have to stay away from. Sugar will only add to the high blood sugar content that you are already diagnosed with.

  2. Welcome whole grains with open arms: Refined grains are a big no; that means no more of those delicious white bread sandwiches. Instead, opt for whole grains such as brown bread, brown rice and oats. Refined grains come under simple carbohydrates that cause your blood sugar levels to shoot up.

  3. Avoid over-consumption of fruits: While fruits are healthy, they do contain fructose which is again, a form of sugar. So, yes eat them but limit their consumption to one serving a day.

  4. High time you realize nothing substitutes exercise: Regular exercise can help you burn calories and also keep your blood sugar levels low. It allows you to maintain healthy weight levels and improves your overall wellbeing.

  5. Take no stress: Stress has been shown to increase blood sugar, so if you are feeling stressed and can’t seem to get out of with, take steps to deal with it. Practice relaxation techniques such as meditation that can help you reduce stress and improve focus.

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring - How It Is Vital?

Dr. Preeti Rai 89% (13 ratings)
MD - Community Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Dehradun
Continuous Glucose Monitoring - How It Is Vital?

For people who need to keep an eye on their blood sugar level, a glucose meter is a handy thing to keep around. There are many different types of glucose meters available with continuous glucose monitor being one of them. Unlike other glucose monitoring devices that merely detect the amount of glucose present in your system, a continuous glucose monitoring device also detects trends and patterns thus, gives your doctor a more comprehensive picture of your condition.

A continuous glucose monitor is not available over the counter and will need to be prescribed by your doctor. It uses a tiny sensor that is placed under the skin of your abdomen to measure the glucose level in the fluid within your body. This insertion is quick and quite painless. The sensor has a transmitter that sends the information about your glucose levels to a small pager-like device. The data collected can be seen in the form of readings every 1,5 or 10 minutes. If your sugar levels drop to an extremely low level to go up to a very high level, the monitor will sound and alarm to notify you.

The data collected by a continuous glucose monitor can also be downloaded to your smartphone, laptop or tablet. By looking at the readings over a period of time, you will be able to notice trends and patterns in your sugar levels. This data helps diabetic patients and their doctors to decide on a number of things such as:

  1. How much insulin is needed?
  2. What is the optimum dosage of medication required for you?
  3. What is the optimum number of meals needed per day?
  4. How much should you eat in every meal?
  5. What is the right exercise plan for you?

Diabetics who use an insulin pump can also link this to the continuous glucose monitor so that they do not need to manually program the pump. This is known as a sensor-augmented pump. This device can also help record blood sugar levels as you sleep thus, detecting spikes and lows that would otherwise go undetected. It also helps understand the relationship between your diet as well as exercise and your blood sugar levels.

A continuous glucose monitor needs to be changed every 3 to 7 days. Also, it cannot be used to replace finger sticks or traditional home monitors. You may also need a little training on how to use the device correctly.

Does intermittent fasting with 18 hours fasting lead to hypoglycemia for a non diabetic person?

Dr. Sanghvi's Nature Clinic 89% (134 ratings)
Homeopath, Chennai
Dear Lybrate user, yes this can cause hypoglycemia. Before starting intermittent fasting or any diet for that matter, please do consult a local dietician.
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I am 24 years old female. I have been suffering from frequent bouts of hypoglycemia which arises after exercising or fasting since last 5-6 months. The readings in glucometer have always been from 23 to 57 during such episodes. Eating something immediately relieves the symptoms but tiredness remains for whole day. Please give some advice? Also, I have been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis since april, 2018 and I am taking mesacol 60 ml enema 3 days per week since then.

Dr. B Jagadish 91% (154 ratings)
MBBS, Diploma in Family Medicine, Fellow of Medical Specialities, Diploma in Geriatric Medicine, Certificate Course in Management of Hypertension, Certificate course in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus- Cycle IV, Certificate course in Evidence Based Management of Diabetic Retinopathy, Cycle I
Diabetologist, Bhubaneswar
I am 24 years old female. I have been suffering from frequent bouts of hypoglycemia which arises after exercising or ...
Thanks for your Query. My advise to you is that you take some light snacks before doing exercise, secondly take small easily digestible meals at regular intervals. Secondly I would like to advise you to take a Pre Probiotic on daily basis which will help in your colitis also. For further information and advise you can book an online consultation with me on Lybrate. Thank you. Take care till then.
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Good evening doctors, I am 50 years old man. Suffering with continues low sugar.(hypoglycemia). When my sugar level gown down to 6 in june 2015, I went to coma and got effected by seizures. That time I got admitted in blk hospital, karol bagh, new delhi. And what kept on ventilation for 48 hrs. Some how I regained life. Today I am on insulin 5 units in morning and 5 units in night. Also taking levipil 500.

Dr. Rajesh Jain 90% (220 ratings)
MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MD Preventive Medicine, PG Diploma Diabetes
Endocrinologist, Kanpur
Good evening doctors, I am 50 years old man. Suffering with continues low sugar.(hypoglycemia). When my sugar level g...
Actually you do not need insulin which again can cause hypos. please stop it and continue with tab. Trajenda duo 2.5+500) two times a day. it will not cause hypos.best wishes
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Have sugar imbalance sometimes sugar goes very low and sometimes very high. Please advise.

Dr. Karuna Chawla 97% (68784 ratings)
BHMS
Homeopath, Noida
Have sugar imbalance sometimes sugar goes very low and sometimes very high. Please advise.
What is your blood sugar right now. And what is your daily routine? You need to take medicines for this. In addition, do this a diabetes diet simply means eating the healthiest foods in moderate amounts and sticking to regular mealtimes. A diabetes diet is a healthy-eating plan that's naturally rich in nutrients and low in fat and calories. Key elements are fruits, vegetables and whole grains. you can take (moderate amount) grapes. Apples. Berries. Citrus fruits. Pineapple. Papaya. U should avoid sugar-sweetened beverages. Sugary beverages are the worst drink choice for someone with diabetes. Trans fats sugar, cake, pastries mithai/sweets chocolate fruits like mango, litchi etc. White bread, pasta fruit-flavored yogurt. Sweetened breakfast cereals. Flavored coffee drinks. Honey 1. Don't take tea empty stomach. Eat something like a banana (if you are not diabetic). No only biscuits or rusk will not do. 2. Take your breakfast every day. Don't skip it. 3. Have light meals every 2 hours (in addition to your breakfast, lunch n dinner) e.g. Nariyal paani, chaach, a handful of dry fruits, a handful of peanuts, seasonal fruit, a cup of curd/milk etc 4. Finish your dinner at least 2 hours before going to sleep. 5. Maintain an active life style 6. Avoid fast foods, spicy n fried foods 7.take a lot of green vegetables n fruit. 8. Drink lot of water. 9.curd is good for u. Exercise in the form of yoga, cycling, swimming, gymming, walking etc. For more details you can consult me.
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Ambulatory Glucose Profile!

MBBS, MD, MSc Diabetes
General Physician, Mumbai
Ambulatory Glucose Profile!

An Ambulatory Glucose Profile (AGP) provides a snapshot of a patient's glucose levels over a typical day for 14 consecutive days. This makes it easier for the patients and their doctors to spot trends and identify dangerous hypoglycemic (very low sugar) episodes and high sugars. So the doctor can customize the diet and the treatment for the patient for best blood sugar control. The AGP is done through a very small sensor which is waterproof and does not hamper your daily activities. The process is painless and no pricking the fingers and blood tests are required for this.

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