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Heat

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Tazbo, Jul 22, 2021.

  1. Tazbo

    Tazbo · Well-Known Member

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    Ever since this really hot weather my husband's blood sugar has been up in the 9.8 region he's not eating anything different what can I do to help thanks
     
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    ShortStuff · Well-Known Member

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    What is he usually?

    Is he possibly snacking or grazing? Even with the same foods as normal he could still be higher if he's eating at different times, eating the same foods but over a longer period of time etc

    Is he drinking enough water and not too much/any juice, squash etc?

    Good news is the heat is due to break soon!
     
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  3. 1970clea

    1970clea Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    FWIW mine are up as well, think we have to hang in for a break in the temperature. It sucks.
     
  4. KennyA

    KennyA Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, mine too, for 2-3 days at the start of the heat. As it's gone on they've drifted back to where they usually are - I guess the system takes a bit of time to adapt.
     
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    ianf0ster Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Stress (mental or physical) can cause elevated BG.
    Lots of other things can also:
    Lack of Sleep - likely for many of us right now.
    Illness
    Injury
    Medication including statins and steroids.
     
  6. Tazbo

    Tazbo · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks a lot I'll keep checking
     
  7. MrsA2

    MrsA2 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    What is he drink? Not only is beer notorious, but many soft drinks have high carbs or bad sweeteners
     
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