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Mon Jul 22 06:22:51 EDT 2013

I am having high b g at fasting
Asked By: meer9114  

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my glucose is normal all the day but high in the fasting plz help me
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2013-09-16 11:18:20.0

There are several factors that may be at play here and I would definitely need more information to help you "solve" this. I can say that you need to take several blood glucose readings to help you gather information fro your health care team to see what is going on here. I would test at bedtime and then perhaps at 2am and even 4am to try to identify why and where your blood sugar starts to go up. Sometimes it's due to a low that happens at night causing your body to "rebound" with a high blood glucose due to compensatory mechanisms in the liver. Sometimes you just keep going up at night because your liver is producing too much glucose and you need a medication adjustment. This will take some time but you can get to the bottom of it!! Good luck!!!
Answered By: susan sloane
Accreditations: B.S.,Rph.,C.D.E.,Nutritionist
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2013-09-15 20:59:53.0

Fasting blood glucose predominantly depends upon hepatic glucose output and the best way to suppress that is Bed time intermediate acting Insulin such as NPH Dr. LK Shankhdhar, MD, Endocrinologist, India
Answered By: lkdc80

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2013-08-09 10:39:51.0

You should research Dawn Phenomenon. My highest BG is my morning fasting but I have a nerve disorder which causes my pain to spike during the night, producing significant cortisol release. Either way, those of us that have DP need to eat a high fiber snack at bedtime. I also have trained myself to wake between 2 & 3am and take my last metformin of the day. It's important to test, test, test so that you can nail down when your sugar is spiking so that you can adjust your meds and discuss with your endo.
Answered By: dayofwine

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2013-07-29 00:01:36.0

Your BS is high in the am? Could be your snack in the evening was too much or you ate too late. That's what happens to me.
Answered By: asm1234

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