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Type 2 Do Virus infection push up Blood Sugars?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Estragon, Mar 27, 2020.

  1. Estragon

    Estragon · Well-Known Member

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    And more specifically, COVID19.
     
  2. HSSS

    HSSS Type 2 · Expert

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    Yes. Anything that activates the immune system has the potential to affect bgl
     
  3. poemagraphic

    poemagraphic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Exactly a year ago I was admitted to hospital with a virus my Blood Sugar levels were so high I was immediately administered insulin to quickly reduce my highly elevated level (Over 30).

    That changed my whole life... overnight!
    Read my Profile below to see the dramatic changes since that day...

    The answer to your question {From personal experience is a resounding YES! }
     
  4. Flowertown

    Flowertown Type 1 · Member

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    Yes, but for me personally I notice more of a difference when I have bacterial based infection rather than a virus. When I had glandular fever (a virus) I was actually having pretty good blood sugars but when I had a UTI I was all over the place.
     
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  5. MarkHaZ123

    MarkHaZ123 · Well-Known Member

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    Yes definitely.
    Just before I started insulin in October I had the flu for the first time.
    My bloods rarely dropped below 20 for a week. I wished I had insulin to reduce them
     
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