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Hypoglycemia Filter: Fasting for abdominal ultrasound

My doctor is wanting me to have an abdominal ultrasound to rule out gallstones. This test requires fasting. I cannot go for long periods of time without eating because my sugar drops. Need advice. [more inside]
posted by msbadcrumble on Sep 17, 2014 - 14 answers

Hunger + insomnia, my two worst pals

I asked this question about two months ago. This is me again now. What are my next steps? [more inside]
posted by so much modern time on May 27, 2014 - 16 answers

Question about motion sickness and weed

Is it normal that I feel the same unpleasant effects after smoking weed for the first time as I do when I get motion sick? [more inside]
posted by dean_deen on Apr 19, 2012 - 17 answers

How can I eat food that is healthy and filling but still function?

I have recently become appalled at just how carb-heavy my diet is. But without them, I crash. "What should I be eating instead?" and other glycemic questions follow. [more inside]
posted by dean_deen on Mar 16, 2012 - 29 answers

Why does hypoglycemic sweat stink so bad?

I am a type 1 [insulin-dependent] diabetic, and sometimes at night, when I haven't eaten enough to cover the insulin I took that evening, I 'bottom out': my blood sugar goes down very low and I wake up bathed in sweat and must go searching for orange juice. My question is about this: The nighttime sweat from low blood sugar just... stinks. It is powerfully rank sweat, as though I had not washed in many days. My partner agreed, he has noticed that it is different from any other sweat I sweat. "You NEVER smell like that any other time. It's a low blood sugar thing." Yet only at night! I also become clothes-soakingly sweaty if low blood sugar happens during the day, BUT it seems 'normal', the same as when I exercise. Can anyone tell me why this might be? Why is the night-time hypoglycemic sweat so incredibly smelly? [more inside]
posted by st looney up the cream bun and jam on Aug 24, 2009 - 9 answers

Can frequent periods of low blood sugar be a precursor to diabetes?

Can frequent periods of low blood sugar be a precursor to diabetes? I know that diabetes is actually high blood sugar. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 19, 2008 - 13 answers

Shouldn't eating a salad make me feel better?

Why would eating a salad make me shaky and lightheaded? [more inside]
posted by Mavri on Jun 9, 2008 - 16 answers

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