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Pamela Neckpain
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   Posted 7/28/2008 2:28 AM (GMT -6)   
I went to the ER the other night. I suddenly started sweating and my lymph gland
under my neck swelled to the size of a baseball. (a little smaller) I was sweating buckets
and my BP was very high.
I was so sick, sick, sick. And it came on suddenly.
Apparently I had an infection in my Lymph Gland. I'm on Antibiotics.
What concerns me is my Glucose level. It was 158. Apparently the range is
Low 70
High 105
I left the ER after 6 hours and was stabilized. I haven't been to the doctor yet.
I wonder if that high Glucose is a sign of Diabetes.
My mom had it. Her mom had it.
I haven't read anything yet. I'll be back later to do some reading.
Pamela Neckpain

Osteoarthritis all levels of spine right down to Coccyx, Spondilytis, Myofascial Pain, Fibromyalgia, Bulging Discs, Spinal Stenosis, Scoliosis, Osteopenia, Chronic Constipation (Take meds that solve that problem. : ) ), Carpel Tunel Syndrome, Prolapsed Bowel and Bladder (Doesn't cause much problem), Attention Deficit Disorder, Depression and Anxiety

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Post Edited By Moderator (Jeannie143) : 7/29/2008 11:50:30 AM (GMT-6)

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   Posted 7/28/2008 7:48 AM (GMT -6)   
Pamela, blood sugar will sometimes rise when the body is fighting sickness/trauma or other kinds of ailment and this is normal, so maybe that's what happened to you.  If diabetes runs in your family, then this is a condition your doctor needs to know about and then your blood sugar should be watched for rising trends.

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diabetes controlled so far by low/no carb diet and exercise; no meds

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   Posted 7/28/2008 9:47 PM (GMT -6)   


Lanie is correct,but my question long had it been since your last Meal when your BG was 158?


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