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Always feel tired and sleepy. Is it due to diabetes or hypoglycemia?

Hi I am Anthony. Lately I have been feeling really tired lately and I would always have the need sleep regardless of what I am doing. I feel like I am sleeping my life away. For example, I would have about 6-7 hours of sleep a day. When I come back home from work, I take a really long nap for about 2-3 hours. 20 minutes later I would feel tired again and nap another time. Could I have Diabetes? I am underweight weighing in at 110 pounds height 5 7. I have researched about it and could it also be Hypoglycemia? I also have not done any physical activities any more. I do excessive eat sugary junk food and do not drink enough water. Instead I drink milk. Thank you.
Asked On : Tue, 1 Jan 2013
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How old are you?

It is very rare to have hypoglycemia unless you are on insulin or other diabetic tablets. Your sugar will be high rather than low if you have undiagnosed diabetes.

Did you check your thyroid? Low thyroid hormone level would cause sleepiness, but you will put on weight with it.

Low cortisol can cause weight loss and tiredness. Consult an endocrinologist.
Answered: Thu, 3 Jan 2013
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