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Low Blood Sugar?

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by pkumar, Jan 15, 2022.

  1. pkumar

    pkumar · Well-Known Member

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    Yesterday night I got body chills twice in the night. I didn’t miss medicine. Currently on Metformin 1000mg per day. Recent HBA1C at 6%. Recent FBS between 6 to 6.5. Could it be due to Low BS. How can I prevent it. Does eating few almonds before sleep help? What should I do if BS goes down? Eat anything specific.

    Thanks in advance for pointers
  2. Rokaab

    Rokaab Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Without actually doing a blood test at the time you cannot know if low blood sugar caused it I'm afraid, I'm sure lots of other things can cause chill as wells
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  3. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    If you are only taking metformin you are very unlikely to suffer from low blood sugar.

    If your levels are 6-6.5 mmol/l you are certainly not seeing "low" levels which would be in the 3's.

    Maybe you are coming down with something?
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  4. KennyA

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

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    Not everything is caused by your blood glucose. I'd go with the bug idea. If you really want to be sure about your levels, try the free Libre trial and (if it works, I had two fail) you'll see what your BGs do overnight.
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