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Understanding Hyperglycaemia and Hypoglycaemia

Hyperglycaemia and Hypoglycaemia are two sides of blood sugar levels in the body. In diabetes a persons blood sugar levels may rise extensively and more than it is required. Hyperglycaemia usually requires the patients to have a proper control over their diet, restrict carbs as much as possible and even while having carbs prefer to have carbohydrates with low glycemic index. This helps them control the instant sugar spike they might experience with simple carbohydrates and sugars. Hyperglycaemia can lead to further complications like Kidney issues, circulation issues, stroke, diabetic eye disease.

Hypoglycaemia refers to dangerously low blood glucose levels that drop below 70 mg/dL. Significant hypoglycaemia is considered below 54 mg/dL. It is a acute complication the happens in individuals who are usually on insulin or oral medications. Symptoms of hypoglycaemia include sweating, rapid pulse, dizziness, decreased co-ordination, blurred vision, difficulty in coordinating. In case of hypoglycaemia understand with your physician the required amount of carbohydrates to get your glucose levels to normal range so that you have a clear idea of how much to eat when needed.

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