159?! exremely high for me. help!

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Date Joined Jun 2007
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   Posted 6/30/2007 10:01 PM (GMT -6)   
I m hypoglyxemic not diabetic; I havent had much to eat but pretzels and some fruit. i did happen to snag and devour a bit of turkey. (obviously not around available food). I never have been at such a high level. i am not feeling well at all. what do yu suggest? I need real food but i dont know if that is good since it is so high. help.

tangerine bear
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Date Joined Aug 2005
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   Posted 7/1/2007 11:19 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Radgirl,

Sorry you are having trouble with your sugar... I'm new to this myself but not eating is not the way to keep sugars down from what I've experienced so far. My sugars are highest when fasting. If your sugar is too high it's ok to eat proteins and veggies, and I find my sugar is lower if I eat a small amount of carbs, like whole grain bread with my meal. I was also hypoglycemic for years, and I ended up diabetic recently (but I'm a lot older than you... I'm 55). I never tested my sugars like I do now, but I could always tell when they were low. You mentioned that you weren't feeling well... what symptoms are you having? Hope you are feeling better today. I suggest you get in contact with your doctor on Monday and get an appointment to check your levels. Please let us know how you are doing.


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