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Cuts and open wounds

Discussion in 'Children & Teens' started by Diabetick, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. Diabetick

    Diabetick · Member

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    Does having cuts and open wounds effect you're blood glucose levels ??


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  2. phoenix

    phoenix Type 1 · Expert

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    Re: Cuts and open wounds

    Normal 'everyday' cuts wouldn't cause much effect , major ones might.
    Blood glucose levels do have an affect on healing. People with higher glucose levels can find wounds slow to heal.
     
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