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    DGroose posted:
    Does anyone know why my fasting morning
    blood sugars are high (141) in the morning but normal all day?
     
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    betatoo responded:
    It is called dawn syndrome involving the low BG of the early morning and a spurt of released glucose from the liver to cover it. Other causes could be a late night carbohydrate snack that digests slowly, sometimes a snack that has been digested with an alcoholic drink that slows the digestion of the carbohydrates until later. Take your choice.
     
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    davedsel57 responded:
    Hello.

    You could be experience something called the "Dawn Phenomenon". Here is a link to a good article on this subject in the excellent WebMD Diabetes Health Center: http://diabetes.webmd.com/tc/dawn-phenomenon-and-the-somogyi-effect-
    Click on my user name or avatar picture to read my story.

    Blessings,

    Dave
     
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    DGroose replied to betatoo's response:
    Interesting. But I haven't been having a snack because of readings in the morning. Dr. just sprung this on me and I don't go to him until first week of Dec.
     
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    DGroose replied to davedsel57's response:
    Thanks.


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