stress and high blood suger

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freezinginAK
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   Posted 12/19/2006 1:24 AM (GMT -7)   
  I have type 2 diabetetes for 3 years now as well as panic attacks for 12 years now and it seems like when my anxiety is running high my blood suger go's up as well, I normaly run around 80 to 130 but when my stress is high it tends to go up to 150 and higher can stress really do this even if I haven't eaten?

4sons
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   Posted 12/19/2006 6:18 AM (GMT -7)   

In a word? Yes. I just read a study on stress and diabetes. Unfortunately, it's one of our worst enemies. The solution seems to be EXERCISE. Therapy is helpful ... but can take a long time. Anti-anxiety drugs wreck their own havoc with diabetics. Unfortunately (again) exercise seems to be IT. I tend to be anxious as well and know that people have recommended exercise to me for YEARS before I became a diabetic.

I guess if there's a magic bullet out there, exercise would be IT!

Good luck rearranging your life style ... I find it soooooooo very challenging but necessary as well.


Cheers -

Ruth/4sons

age 52/Type 2 diabetic/"controlled" by diet and exercise

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