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COVID Booster and spike in blood glucose levels

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Tofino, Nov 18, 2021.

  1. Tofino

    Tofino Type 1 · Newbie

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    Question has anyone experienced a spike in blood glucose levels after COVID booster? I had mine on Monday and since then I have had unexplained spikes. The only change has been my booster. I was wondering if anyone else had had a similar experiences.
     
  2. catinahat

    catinahat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Welcome @Tofino
    Yes you are not alone, lots of people have reported higher levels after both the vaccinations and the booster
     
  3. Jo_the_boat

    Jo_the_boat Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I had mine a week ago and have felt a bit peculiar since.
    I don't really test these days but have definitely been feeling tired and foggy which can indicate high glucose.
    I've also been a bit chesty and wheezy which isn't nice.

    I think these jabs affect us in more ways than some people want to admit.
     
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  4. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    I have had both the vaccinations and the booster with no rise in BG levels on any of them, and no side effects other than a mildly sore arm and a bit of a headache after the first one.
     
  5. In Response

    In Response Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    This is not an unusual reaction to any jabs or drugs.
    There are many things which can affect our blood sugars including stress, weather, time of year, time of day, exercise, ...
     
  6. Tofino

    Tofino Type 1 · Newbie

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    Thank You for the feed back. It’s good to know that others have had similar experiences
     
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  7. Tofino

    Tofino Type 1 · Newbie

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    Cheers for getting back to me. Really appreciate feed back. In the past my diabetes has not been affected by vaccinations either but there had been no other changes and it set me wondering.
     
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