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what causes low blood Sugar Levels After Eating?

A: Eating triggers the pancreas to release insulin which helps the body move the sugars out of food and convert them into usuable energy. Foods with high sugar content can cause the ''over-release'' of insulin, which converts sugars too quickly, causing symptoms of low blood sugar. If you go a long time without eating you will get low blood sugar. When you eat, the sugars are broken down by the liver and transferred into the blood....


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what causes low blood sugar?

A: Hello,low blood glucose or low blood sugar (also called hypoglycemia), occurs when blood glucose drops below normal levels. Hypoglycemia can occur as a side effect of some diabetes medications, including insulin and oral diabetes medications?pills?that increase insulin production. Not eating enough food or increase physical activity can also contribute to hypoglycemia.When people think their blood glucose is too low, they should check their blood glucose level with a blood sample using a blood glucose meter. If the...


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what causes low blood Sugar Levels After Eating?

A: Eating triggers the pancreas to release insulin which helps the body move the sugars out of food and convert them into usuable energy. Foods with high sugar content can cause the ''over-release'' of insulin, which converts sugars too quickly, causing symptoms of low blood sugar. If you go a long time without eating you will get low blood sugar. When you eat, the sugars are broken down by the liver and transferred into the blood....


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Could you please explain what causes low blood sugar, the symptoms and the treatment?

A: low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia) is caused by an inadequate intake of carbohydrate foods (ie. starvation), excess use of drugs used to treat diabetes, alcoholism and by a very rare tumour that secretes excess insulin. Sugars are the fuel of the body, and are chemically '' burned'' to provide the energy necessary for us to function. There are many different types of sugar in our diet, including sucrose (the white stuff we sprinkle on our cereal), glucose, fructose (fruit sugar) and lactose (milk sugar). Starvation is rare in Australia, and so there are very few people who suffer from true hypoglycaemia. There are people who lead a very active lifestyle who burn up their body sugar rapidly, and who therefore feel much better shortly after...


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Could you please explain what causes low blood sugar, the symptoms and the treatment?

A: low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia) is caused by an inadequate intake of carbohydrate foods (ie. starvation), excess use of drugs used to treat diabetes, alcoholism and by a very rare tumour that secretes excess insulin. Sugars are the fuel of the body, and are chemically ` burned` to provide the energy necessary for us to function. There are many different types of sugar in our diet, including sucrose (the white stuff we sprinkle on our cereal), glucose, fructose (fruit sugar) and lactose (milk sugar). Starvation is rare in Australia, and so there are very few people who suffer from true hypoglycaemia. There are people who lead a very active lifestyle who burn up their body sugar rapidly, and who therefore feel much better shortly after taking...


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what Is low blood sugar?

A: low blood sugar, from a medical perspective, is called hypoglycemia and refers to low blood serum glucose levels. Glucose is the ''sugar'' which is low in this case, and when it drops below 70 mg per deciliter of blood, a person is concerned hypoglycemic. People may also use the term low blood sugar much more casually to express hunger, or feelings of faintness or irritation that come over them when they skip meals. Some people will feel a little nauseous if they don''t eat regularly and may attribute this to ''low
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what causes high blood sugar and what harm can it do to the body?

A: The proper term for your friends condition is, Diabetes. Sometimes it is passed down as a genetic marker from parents and other ancestors. It can skip generations and not everyone in the family is susceptible to getting this disease. It is also popularly called the silent killer. Diet plays an important part in this disease. My wife has Diabetes and I have watched it reek havoc on her body. Many can control it with diet and exercise, but some require pills or insulin. The Pancreas stops pumping the body’s natural insulin and causes the glucose levels to rise. This can cause Diabetic Neuropathy, which is damage to the nerve endings. This can occur in the extremities but eventually, if left unchecked, will affect the stomach nerves which make our food digest and...


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what should you do if your diabetes medicaiton is causing low blood sugar?

A: Glyburide (Diabeta) is a sulfonylurea used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. All sulfonylurea drugs are capable of producing severe hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels). Proper patient selection, dosage, and instructions are important to avoid hypoglycemic episodes. Severe kidney or liver insufficiency may cause elevated blood levels of glyburide and the latter may also diminish gluconeogenic capacity, both of which increase the risk of serious, prolonged hypoglycemic reactions. It is essential to know the signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia and how to recognize them if they occur: headache, hunger, weakness, sweating, tremor, irritability, or trouble concentrating. Always keep a source of sugar available in case...


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Does azithromycin cause low blood sugar?

A: 9 Mar 2012 One of the rare side effects of azithromycin in about 1% people who take this med it could cause low blood pressure. Take care, best wishes! Votes:+0CommentVote upReportSearch for questionsStill looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question. Search:Similar questionsShould I take Metformin at prescibed time even if I am having low blood sugar event?was gardening right up until dinner time. blood sugar level was low. wasn''t sure whether or not I should take my Metformin with dinner or not. ... 1 answer • 10 May 2010 • Very

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Dromadol SR - can tramadol cause low blood sugar?

A: Tramadol is not known to lower blood sugars. Could there be any other cause of this? Are you on any other medication? http://www.drugs.com/sfx/tramadol-side-effects.html not tramadol specifically but some pain medications can cause either low or elevated blood sugar but it is not one of the effects with what you are on unless you are on other medications? caringsonbj...


 
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