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Sugar Level Variation

Blood sugar variation occurs due to an imbalance of insulin and glucagon hormones in the body. Imbalance in blood sugar in affected person show symptoms of fatigue, irritability, blurred vision, frequent urination, increased thirst, and headaches. Consuming fast-acting carbohydrates helps to raise low blood sugar levels. Lifestyle modification with reduced intake of hyperglycemic foods helps to reduce high blood sugar levels.

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How severe is the brain stroke based on CT reports?

Query: Hello doctor, This query is for my grandmother. She is hospitalized and the doctor is saying some brain stroke. She is in conservative medical management. Computed tomography (CT) scan and other investigations are done. Sharing the reports here. Please let me know how severe is this? What should be ...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakashkumar P Bhatt

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your grandmother, 85 years old, she is admitted to a local hospital with symptoms of stroke as suggested to you by your doctor. I saw her computed tomography (CT) scan which shows minor ischemic changes in her brain (attachment removed to protect patient identity), wh...  Read Full »

My sugar level is 210 after breakfast. Is it normal or high?

Query: Hello doctor, My sugar level is 210 after breakfast. Is it normal or high? Can I control sugar level?  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The sugar level 210 after eating food cannot be considered normal. It is suggestive of diabetes mellitus. However, you should repeat your serum fasting blood sugar estimation, serum post-prandial blood sugar estimation, and HbA1c estimation to confirm diabetes. In this ...  Read Full »

Am I diabetic or are my readings due to Seroquel?

Query: Hello doctor, My A1c is 5.4 % and my fasting glucose is 107 mg/dL and I was taking 800 mg of Seroquel which is a medication for paranoid schizophrenia and is known for causing diabetes and high blood sugar and five minutes after taking a 400 mg pill, one day my sugar went over 200 and the next day f...  Read Full »

Dr. Sreejith. M. G

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Quetiapine (Seroquel) in such high doses may produce hyperglycemia. So, the first possibility is drug-induced hyperglycemia. So, try to reduce the dosage after consulting your doctor. You have to monitor your blood sugar regularly when you are taking these type of dr...  Read Full »

Why did my husband have five episodes of hypoglycemia today?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband has type 1 diabetes. He has had no Insulin today but has had five hypos today, and his sugar levels are dropping again. He had his regular food all day, drank juice and cans of coke. He has not done anything different to any other day and also has not been stressed either. He ...  Read Full »

Dr. Swaraj Waddankeri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 1. How long has he had diabetes? 2. When you say hypo, what were his sugars? 3. What is the dose of insulin that he is taking?   Read Full »

Why is my blood glucose level different in home glucose monitor?

Query: Hi doctor, My father checked his fasting sugar in a blood glucose home monitor using blood taken from pricking the finger and then putting drops of that blood on a test strip. It came out 130 mg/dL. Then, he went to a laboratory and there he gave his blood sample. In laboratory test, the fasting su...  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First of all, there shall be difference in reading of blood sugars checked through glucometerand that done in the laboratory. Because, laboratory check for serum blood glucose and home monitor check for blood glucose. There is a minor difference between blood and serum. ...  Read Full »

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