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Why Is My Sugar Levels Sometimes High And Very Seldom Low?

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posted July 6
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Fluctuating blood sugar levels can be influenced by several factors:

- Insulin Resistance: In type 2 diabetes, your cells may resist insulin, causing high blood sugar levels.
- Medications: Some diabetes treatments, like sulfonylureas or insulin injections, can cause low blood sugar.
- Diet: Foods, especially around mea... read more

Fluctuating blood sugar levels can be influenced by several factors:

- Insulin Resistance: In type 2 diabetes, your cells may resist insulin, causing high blood sugar levels.
- Medications: Some diabetes treatments, like sulfonylureas or insulin injections, can cause low blood sugar.
- Diet: Foods, especially around mealtimes, can cause spikes in blood sugar.
- Monitoring: Regularly checking your blood sugar helps manage these fluctuations.

If you have concerns, it's important to discuss them with your doctor.

 This AI-generated response comes from DiabetesTeam and other selected sources. It is not a substitute for medical advice. Always ask your doctor about specific health concerns.

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