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diabetes Online News, March 4th, 2024: Health experts say that people with high sugar levels are also at risk of diabetes, kidney, liver, heart and eye related diseases. Hence they suggest that all people should keep blood sugar levels under control by improving lifestyle and diet.

But did you know that high blood sugar can cause problems for the body in many ways?

Doctors say that besides raising blood sugar level, low level is also harmful to health. If the blood sugar is below normal for a long period of time, it can lead to serious problems like coma. Hence attention should be paid to maintaining normal sugar levels.

What should be the blood sugar level?

Fasting glucose levels between 70 mg/dL and 100 mg/dL are considered normal. A fasting blood glucose level of 100 to 125 mg/dL and a postprandial level of more than 140 mg/dL is considered hyperglycemia. But a level of 80 mg/dL or less is a sign of low glucose, which can lead to a variety of physical problems.

Why does the sugar level decrease..?

Blood sugar levels fluctuate frequently throughout the day. People with diabetes are at risk of low blood sugar. Apart from this, some wrong daily habits can lead to low blood sugar problem.


Taking too much insulin, not consuming enough carbohydrates according to insulin, drinking alcohol, and changes in weather can also cause the sugar level to be lower than normal. If your sugar level is often low, it is important to be aware of its dangers.

In the case of low sugar level, you may not see any symptoms, but if the blood sugar level is low for a long period of time, it can cause a variety of problems. Due to low sugar, there may be problems such as rapid heartbeat, tremors, sweating, nervousness or restlessness, irritability, dizziness.

Severe low blood sugar levels below 54 mg/dL can also lead to complications such as fainting, jaw dropping, and coma.

What if you have low sugar..?

Doctors say that if you have frequent low blood sugar problem, you may need special improvements in your diet and daily routine. Include healthy carbohydrate items in your diet. If low sugar, immediately eat small amount of sugar, biscuits or honey, check sugar level regularly.

People taking insulin injections should avoid sugar-lowering measures without expert advice. In case of low sugar, consult a doctor in time to avoid serious risks.