What does a blood sugar spike feel like

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1058898 tn?1275678751 i have had 1 reading at 201 2 at 180 and i just got one at 197 i dont get thursty i kinda feal like i drank a lot of caffien i mean a lot. my head would hurt a bit. i dont know if this is normal when it it high. My ??? is even thow i got 2 highs but they are almost 1 month apart is there something going wrong? I know i should go make a apt, but i want more info before i go in. I have tried to get a hold of him but no luck he wont call back so i turn to you all.
Avatar n tn The weird thing, now, is that I rarely ever feel hungry---even when I can feel my blood sugar dropping, I have to force myself to eat. Rumpled---is the adrenaline surge what makes some of us stress eaters??? I used to be a stress eater before I lost the hunger sensation---i only get the munchies in the evening for some reason.
Avatar n tn All in all, it sounds like you have great workout habits to keep your heart and lungs strong, and it also sounds like you are doing exactly the right thing in order to try to stabilize the blood sugar to control this temporary rise. Kudos to you. Yes, it is a pain, but what you are doing sounds perfect.
7543158 tn?1391981669 That little test he does apparently keeps showing an average blood sugar of 130 when I know that to be untrue. I have a glucometer and check my sugar regularly throughout the day. I've even shown him my meter's log and he still won't believe me about my spikes and crashes. He believes I'm just overly worried and that it's all in my head. What do I do?
Avatar n tn I've never been overweighth, not a drinker, all blood stuff (other than liver) in good shape. Blood sugar just real high. Went on daily insulin ( I called my HCV diabetes 'adding insulin to injury'. Started tx and continued the insulin. After about week 12 went to the endocrine guy who said that glucose level (AIC and other related) were all in normal range and to discontinue the insulin. At the same time the 12 wk pcr came as non-detect.
Avatar n tn if you pull a leaf off the plant and put it in your mouth and chew it, the natural sweetness is shocking, almost wierd... the plant looks like a scraggly weed, kind of like a tall daisy without flowers, something you'd chop down or pull out of your garden without giving it a second thought. Anyway, I started researching it.
Avatar n tn I have also seen a Cardiologist and had a EcoCardioghram (not sure of spelling), I have had a brain scan along with blood work. Was diagnosed with low blood sugar, a heart valve leak and a heart mumor and Anxiety Disorders. I do not feel as if I am getting any better, every day I feel awful. My Blood sugars when tested at home have been testing between (70's to 272 at highest) a couple of times 56 and 69.
Avatar n tn My question is about never having low blood sugar times (I probably never go under 100) yet I can have a spike in blood sugar five hours after eating, without going under 100. I have morning highs most of the time as well. Yesterday I ate ate 7 gms of carbs at lunch at 3:30, tested 112 at 4:15, 112 at 4:58, 125 at 6:07 (no exercise), had 7 gms of carbs at dinner at 7:20 pm, tested 129 at 8:22, 130 at 9:54, and 147 at 12:30 am.
Avatar m tn Sugar is not the only thing you need to cut to get your blood sugar under control. There are many other simple carbs that spike your blood sugar as well, that you need to stop eating.
8650265 tn?1421569013 You do have to watch stuff like pasta, breads and rice. How low was your blood sugar today? Did you feel ill- shaky, sweaty, pale? To combat that try eating several small meals a day with snacks in between. If you need help ask to meet with a nutritionist. They can help you understand your restrictions and also help meal plan.
1927233 tn?1326673987 I've had so many tests, gastroscopy, colonoscopy, blood tests (including thyroid), allergy tests, parasite tests (I had been to south america so I had to rule out tropical disease)... As of October 22 my ferretin is now up to 11, though above 20 is considered normal, however my hemoglobin is normal, which means I'm not technically anemic.
Avatar m tn There is a blood test for diabetes that measures the blood for the average sugar level over a 3 month period. Can't remember what this test is called at the moment. Best wishes.
Avatar n tn Which makes controlling blood sugar levels a lot more difficult. And it calls for a regimen that gives Logan more control. Biphasic and Regular insulin simply doesn't do that. Blood sugar levels rise and fall in an unpredictable and very confusing fashion. And good control becomes unachievable. First prize would be to put him on a pump. It is the most responsive and flexible system available. But if you can't do that, get him on a basal/bolus regimen.
7058746 tn?1393439020 I can still eat everything I like but in very small portions and in moderation. I also have to prick my finger 4x a day and take a pill at night to keep my morning reading stable. Just like NewMom said, seeing your baby every week is a perk and I enjoy it. You can still deliver vaginally, depending on the size of the baby. Good luck, mama!
6246858 tn?1382272876 I have always had at least two dogs, but although they are close, I have never seen a connection like Sugar and Spike! Their love was like no other. They were lucky to have the opportunity to spend their lives together. I was blessed to have them and to witness such a beautiful love and respect for each other. Now, they will spend eternity together.
15298662 tn?1439720697 But then Thursday came and I couldn't shake the feeling of low blood sugar at all that day no matter what I ate. It was like I was in a constant brain fog and it was really hard to concentrate at work. I did have the normal symptoms listed above that I had throughout the rest of the week and they would diminish with food but the brain fog and lack of concentration stayed with me all day and I was really tired.
143123 tn?1274304425 One suggestion is for him to first treat the low blood sugar in the appropriate way, with a small amount of juice or some sweets. If he still feels "starving" (to quote my daughter), he can have some protein: some cold chicken, perhaps. That will fill him up more but not cause his sugar to spike up. That's what my daughter does if her low causes her to feel empty and hungry.
883901 tn?1294004372 For the past 3 years I have had a full blood mot test in all 6 times all coming back fine, so this is a recent change in my blood work. Mind you they cannot just go on 1 result can they?? as you do hear results can give out false readings. So I have the worry of this & maybe MS. Whats next??????
Avatar n tn Intermittent fasting is healthy. However, not for people who do not eat proper nutrition. The thing about fasting is to force your body to burn fat during the fasting period, however, if you are someone who eats high carb and high protein and low fat, intermittent fasting is too strong a switch. During fasting, you should burn fat, and to do this, insulin levels must be low.
1290943 tn?1272097364 I also seem to have a lower tolerance for carbs in the morning. Cereals always spike my blood sugar. I prefer scrambled eggs with sauteed onions. Limit the morning carbs. Cereals are generally bad news, though she may want to experiment with things like oatmeal, which maybe slower digested. FOr all of us it's a matter of experimenting. Working out how many carbs we can handle and what foods work for us. Eat and test and then modify diet until targets can be reached.
1438412 tn?1315511519 I'm sorry I haven't been on in a couple days; my life is pretty hectic right now....... I find that if I drop a few pounds, my pain is less, as well. Rest assured that you don't sound like a nut......... Looking over your post about arthritics and fibromyalgia, I hope you don't mind if I ask some questions........ What type of "arthritics" do you have? Do you have RA or osteoarthritis?
Avatar n tn And I planned these tests for the new year vacation. As a precaution I ran a urine sugar test and blood glucose tests and for my great surprise both were high. I managed to get rid of my urine glucose within days, but my glucose in blood is taking longer , it is getting lower but at lower rate and I am now at 160 mg for my random tests I feel I am close to normal, Developing a strategy is more important to me.
Avatar n tn You should get your fasting blood sugar levels tested, along with a Hemoglobin A1c test; which will tell you what your blood sugars are running over a 3 month period of time. At some point, you might even require a glucose tolerance test. That said --- you still need to get your thyroid levels tested, since you haven't had that done in several years and some symptoms can "cross over".
400099 tn?1282958464 Copaxone actually empowers me, because I feel like the MS doesn't control me because I'm taking a proactive stand against it. So please, even if no one is having this problem, let me know. I have to figure out what's going on and get the sugars under control. I'd really prefer not to have to take more shots if at all possible.
Avatar f tn all the muscles in my body lock up, I jerk around... to say I feel bad is a gross understatement.... I feel like death is imminent... like I can't possibly go on one more minute...my body burns.....then freezes...i cry my eyes out....have low level panic........eventually everything eases.... I fall back to sleep and 45 minutes to an hour later I do it all over... I can not express that it is the worst thing I have ever felt..... As you know,.. I basically have no medical care....
Avatar n tn sugar levels. His readings will differ depending on what he eats and does. A HBA1C blood test is the more accurate test and this tells the doctor the average blood glucose levels over a period of 3 months. A glucose test that your uncle does only tells him how much sugar is in his blood stream at the time of him testing his sugar on his diabetic glucose monitor. Cutting out or reducing his intake of salt will also help to reduce high blood pressure.
Avatar f tn What happens with the sugar cravings is that you eat sugar/simple carbs for quick energy, because you are so tired. This causes your blood sugar to spike and you might feel okay for a while, then all of a sudden the sugar wears off and your blood sugar drops out of sight, causing more fatigue, for which you eat more sugar -- every time this happens, the cycle gets more vicious. There are 2 types of carbohydrates -- simple and complex.
Avatar n tn It would be ebst to keep on checking your blood pressure off and on. Are your blood sugar levels in the normal range? What is your hemoglobin level? Are you eating well, sleeping well? You should try to relax - you could take some OTC pain releif medications for the headaches. Take a multi vitamin and try some light exercises - this should help with your leg cramps - you could also try some warm compresses.
Avatar f tn all food groups are important for good health, therefore, if you aren't allergic to anything, there's usually no need to eliminate it, other than the obvious, which would be sugar/sweets, refined flour, white rice, etc. Potatoes are starchy and can spike blood sugar levels, but that doesn't mean they are bad for you either. A medium baked potato with the skin has more potassium than a banana. You can check out this site: http://nutrition.about.
1377695 tn?1278937861 I guess I'm just going top have to see what the doctor says tomorrow. I feel a lot better after reading what you had to say. Again, Thank you so much =) I will for sure keep everyone updated!