Health Tip: What Affects Blood Glucose?01/16/12
(HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes should monitor the
amount of glucose (sugar) in their blood. Insulin and certain drugs
often are key, but so is understanding what causes blood sugar
levels to fluctuate.
The American Diabetes Association mentions these factors:
- The foods you eat.
- How much you exercise, and when.
- Where in the body you inject insulin.
- The time of day that you inject yourself.
- Being sick.
- Being under stress.
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