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unsual readings

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by bedshaped2000, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. bedshaped2000

    bedshaped2000 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi I'm on antibiotics at the moment and my morning Bgs have risen from a religious 4.6 to 5.8 this morning. Do I now skip a meal to keep levels to my normal self or put it down to a off week and.wait for this infection to dissapear
     
  2. Mileana

    Mileana · Well-Known Member

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    Infections will often cause your blood sugar to rise.

    I would continue eating as normally as long as you have appetite and your blood sugar stays below 10. If it climbs up there, I would ask my GP for advice. If it suddenly goes very high, it's a different matter.

    Although annoying, for all intents and purposes for a short period of time (days), 5.8 is perfectly normal/acceptable. For some of us, that is probably even what we aim for.

    Get better soon.

    -M
     
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