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Reactive Hypoglycemia What happens if we leave nocturnal hypoglycemia untreated?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by ksdks95, Aug 12, 2019.

  1. ksdks95

    ksdks95 Reactive hypoglycemia · Newbie

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    A few times, I have recently had nocturnal hypoglycemia. I am afraid that one day I will not be able to react. Untreated nocturnal hypoglycemia as "standard" goes deeper?

    Thanks for the answers.
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  2. wiflib

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

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    I don’t know but basing this on my knowledge of A&P I guess your liver will eventually dump glucose to raise levels.
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  3. michita

    michita Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Or it will wake you up... it happened to me a few times.
    #3 michita, Aug 12, 2019 at 8:05 PM
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2019
  4. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    One of the strange things about reactive hypoglycaemia, sleep is good for hypos, because during deep sleep, the body does go into reset mode, a sort of default state.
    This usually corrects the low blood sugar levels caused by episodes of insulin response to the carbs eaten.
    You will still feel horrible symptoms and your brain will usually demand craving of carbs, hunger, brain fog and so on, this is usual hypo symptoms.
    I would ask you to read the reactive hypoglycaemia forum, and how we treat the condition through dietary intake.
    Reactive Hypoglycaemia is a condition caused by food that you may be intolerant to.
    Avoidance is the best treatment.

    Best wishes
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