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I'm new here. My question is on test results and what they could possibly mean.

A few years ago I was told I have reactive hypoglycemia. My blood glucose will drop into the 50's, what seems randomly during the day. This doesn't happen every day, but 1-2 times a week. It seems to be increasing recently.

Fasting Glucose is (90)
Fasting Insulin is (3.7)
A1C is (4.8)
Random Blood Glucose is (74)

I do not take any daily medication. I am not over-weight and my only significant diagnosis is Fibromyalgia.

Any thoughts on why I suffer from hypoglycemic episodes?
 

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I think hypoglycemia is something not really well understood by doctors. It seems many of us with Type 2 diabetes started out with hypoglycemia for many years before diabetes. With a functioning endocrine system when your bg starts going low your pancreas puts out a hormone called glucagon which signals liver to convert stored glycogen into glucose keeping bg pretty stable. But sometimes the signals get mixed up and your body produces too much or not enough glycogen. Many type 2's have the opposite problem when their glucagon kicks in when their bgs are not low and spikes them. Most dieticians will recomend mini meals throughout the day with complex carbs, things with lots of fiber. This sometimes will trick the endocrine system into keeping bgs stable.
 

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I got idea from my irregular hunger.It was not with me before diabetes but suddenly i felt a change in my self and i was felt hunger again and again in day .
This is really being in touch with your body. Those things happened to me also, but gradually over time, and as my weight and cravings increased, I assigned all sorts of psychological reasons to it. It was relevatory that the cause was physiological.

After my diagnosis and getting my blood sugar under control, and feeling so much better, I was saddened by how I had come to accept not feeling well as normal. It can sneak up on us, and it's so important to be attentive as you were.
 
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