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Hot flush

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by rosajean, Jun 15, 2019.

  1. rosajean

    rosajean Type 2 · Member

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    Can anyone tell me why i often get a hot flush after eating? I am not menopausal ! Is it caused by eating too high carbs ?
     
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    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Possibly, are you taking readings after eating?
     
  3. helensaramay

    helensaramay Type 1 · Expert

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    Whilst it may be some reaction to your bg, it may have nothing to do with diabetes. It is easy to blame diabetes for every niggle but we can still experience all the other conditions people without diabetes get.

    You can find out more by testing your bg when you get hot flushes.
    It may be some type of allergic reaction to some particular foods.
     
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  4. Jonboy81

    Jonboy81 Type 2 · Newbie

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    It is diabetes as I get it too are you type 2 ? Are you on metformin ?
     
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  5. rosajean

    rosajean Type 2 · Member

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    Type 2 on metaformin and glicazade
     
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    rosajean Type 2 · Member

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    When I was first diagnosed - 18 months ago - I tested all the time, but had been advised that i only need to test once a week or before driving - glicazide spikes - maybe I should go back to testing
     
  7. DCUKMod

    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    To be honest, @rosajean , the fact that you are now experiencing issues you don't understand would warrant ramping up the testing again. Once you work out if your numbers are spiking up, or down, or if you have eaten certain foods before your flushes, you could reconsider.
     
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  8. rosajean

    rosajean Type 2 · Member

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    I agree, its time for me to start over and look more carefully at what foods effect my bg. thanks
     
  9. Cana

    Cana Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I often do after breakfast. Not so much other meals but straight after breakfast. I’ve put this down to it being a warm meal (fry up) although other hot meals don’t do this.
     
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    DCUKMod I reversed my Type 2 · Expert
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    You may find it's nothing you're eating and drinking, but even if that's the case, at least you'll know to look elsewhere.
     
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