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Type 2 Brain power

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by PhilipAnsell, Jan 6, 2021.

  1. PhilipAnsell

    PhilipAnsell · Member

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    If your brain uses around a third of your energy, what impact does a busy day using all of your brain power but no real physical exertion have on blood sugar ?
     
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  2. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    I found I drop when doing very intensive brain work!
     
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  3. Grant_Vicat

    Grant_Vicat Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Some years ago I was under pressure to learn an organ piece for a wedding with very little warning. I was high when I went to practise and two hours later almost hypo, yet my next meal wasn't due for 2 hours. I think solid concentration takes up more energy than people think. I presume this doesn't work as a cure for badly elevated readings!
     
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    OptimisticT1D Type 1 · Member

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    In my experience I’ve also noticed that when I’m completely occupied with something logical that requires me to find solutions complex problems, my sugar tends to drop a bit. Even if I don’t move a single inch on my feet
     
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