New Age reported Many diabetics are always thirsty. The reason is that glucose causes water to be extracted from the blood which is then excreted from the body in the form of urine. The loss of water from the blood leads to dehydration and feelings of thirst. Too frequent urination can be a problem because along with the excess glucose, the urine is also carrying out sodium and potassium, Diabetics often feel "run down" & tired too and don't understand exactly why. It's an insulin problem!
Stay Hydrated, especially with the summer months coming. Drink lots of water and protect your kidneys.
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Fatigue is a signal that your blood sugar isn't under control. Feeling dizzy or shaky can be a sign of low blood sugar. Numbness or tingling in your hands and feet is sign your blood sugar is elevated. If cuts or Bruises dont heal or you have blurred vision your blood sugar is out of control.Also be thirsty all the time. Don't wait call the doctor and get tested.
Whenever I leave the house for any reason, I think about how long I will be away and if I think I will be hungry or thirsty during that time. Then I bring healthy snacks and always carry a water bottle with me. I use a refillable water bottle and always have it wherever I go.
I make my own granola bars and always have one in my purse. I also take apples and almonds with me. These are things that don't go bad quickly.
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