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    Hi blood sugar levels in the morning
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    SPB1958 posted:
    I was diagnosed with Diabetes on February of this year. After my initial hospitalization with blood sugar levels of over 500, I have been able to reduce my sugar levels to between 75 and 130 through diet.

    My problem is that my blood sugar levels seem to be at their highest first thing in the morning, generally between 115 and 130 before eating a breakfast of whole grain cereal and a hard boiled egg.

    By noon my blood sugar has dropped to around 85 and tends to stay at that level. I can't figure out why my levels would be so high after not eating for 8-9 hours...

    Does anyone have any knowledge of this?

    Steve
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    davedsel57 responded:
    Hello.

    You may be experiencing a condition knows as "Dawn Phenomenon". Here is a link to a good article on this subject: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/dawn-effect/AN01213

    Some Diabetics do experience this. There are a variety of solutions, including having a balanced snack right before bedtime.

    I pray you can find solutions that work for you soon.
    Click on my user name or avatar picture to read my story.

    Blessings,

    Dave


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