Posts Tagged by reactive hypoglycemia

Interesting Study On Gastric Bypass Surgery And Blood Sugar Crashes

I came across this article a few days ago. When comparing three types of weight loss surgery (gastric bypass which I’m figuring means the RNY surgery, duodenal switch and the sleeve) it was noted that those who had the gastric bypass were more likely to have some type problem with blood sugar regulation after surgery. Some new conditions that were noted included: – nesidioblastosis: hypoglycemia caused by the pancreas over secreting insulin – noninsulinoma pancreatogenous […] read more

You Call This A Low Carb Biscuit?

I am a student member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as the DCE Diabetes Care andEducation Community Group. This means that each month I receive several nutrition related journals. Sometimes I have received magazines on health related topics provided by publishers to the members of the AND. This month I was sent a copy of Better Homes and Garden’s Diabetic Living. It’s interesting to see some of the health related magazines that people buy. This […] read more

Reactive Hypoglycemia

Ah….reactive hypoglycemia (aka RH). The above pictured blood sugar level was obtained by eating a handful of jelly beans. As you can see I did NOT finish eating handful number 2 which contained about 20 or so jelly beans. My sugary enjoyment was cut short when the sweating, blurry vision, heart palpitations and the shakes suddenly kicked in. In the short time it took to hit me I had reached 46 and could have dropped […] read more