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Why does diabetes cause fatigue?

Why does diabetes cause fatigue?

Fatigue is a common symptom of diabetes and can result from high blood sugar levels and other symptoms and complications of the condition. Some lifestyle changes can help a person manage diabetes fatigue. Fatigue is different from being tired. When a person is merely...
Can eating too much fruit cause type 2 diabetes?

Can eating too much fruit cause type 2 diabetes?

Type 2 Diabetes Although scientists are not clear about what causes type 2 diabetes, people can have certain risk factors that include a family history of diabetes, being overweight, and having prediabetes. Fruit does contain sugar but is unlikely to be harmful to...
What are the early signs of type 2 diabetes?

What are the early signs of type 2 diabetes?

Type 2 Diabetes Type 2 diabetes causes a person’s blood sugar levels to become too high. Recognizing the early signs and symptoms of this chronic condition can result in a person getting treatment sooner, which reduces the risk of severe complications. Type 2...
Natural ways to improve insulin sensitivity

Natural ways to improve insulin sensitivity

Type 2 Diabetes Insulin sensitivity refers to how sensitive the body’s cells are in response to insulin. Doctors generally consider a high insulin sensitivity to be healthy. Some lifestyle and dietary changes may help improve this sensitivity. Insulin is a...
What is a random glucose test?

What is a random glucose test?

A random glucose test is one way a doctor can measure how much glucose or sugar a person has circulating in their blood. Doctors use the result of random glucose testing to determine if a person may have diabetes. This article will look at what a random glucose test...
What to know about low blood sugar in the morning

What to know about low blood sugar in the morning

Low blood sugar in the mornings, also known as morning hypoglycemia, can make people feel faint, light-headed, or confused when they wake up. Having low blood sugar in the mornings is common in people on medication for diabetes, though it can also happen for other...
How can I lower my insulin levels?

How can I lower my insulin levels?

Insulin is a hormone the body uses to gain energy from carbohydrates in food. Without insulin, a person’s blood sugar levels can build up too high and cause damage to the body, especially to the kidneys, nerves of the hands and feet, and eyes. Ideally, there is...
Honeymoon phase in diabetes: What you need to know

Honeymoon phase in diabetes: What you need to know

When someone is first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and insulin treatment starts, their blood sugar can stay at near-normal levels, and their diabetes symptoms vanish. This near-normal blood sugar condition is achieved with decreasing amounts of insulin, and some...
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