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willfer posted:
I awoke during the night not feeling well took my sugar reading which was 232. How can I get it down immediately.
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An_251837 responded:
The best way to quickly reduce sugar readings would probably be exercise, drinking lots of water and taking your medication.

You need to discuss this with your doctor asap and change your lifestyle. Your diabetes is not in control.
 
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auriga1 responded:
Willfer, water will help bring down your sugar level somewhat. I know it's scary when your sugar goes higher than the norm.

A reading of 232 is not considered an emergency, but it is high. I had a sugar reading of 435 two hours after breakfast one time. No telling what it was an hour earlier. They told me to dring water, but it only came down into the 300's. I had to go to the ER for insulin because all the water I was drinking wasn't helping quick enough. There is really nothing that will get your sugar down immediately except for a rapid-acting insulin.


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