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How do you know when your blood sugar is too high?

how do you know when you blood sugar is too high?
how do you know when you blood sugar is too high?
Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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The Classic Symptoms are these 

  •  (frequently hungry)
  •  (frequently urinating)
  •  (frequently thirsty)

Other Symptoms Might Include Blurred vision. Fatigue,Weight loss, Poor wound healing (cuts, scrapes, etc.) Dry mouth, Dry or itchy skin,Impotence (male),Recurrent infections such as vaginal yeast infections, groin rash, or external ear infections (swimmers ear). 

not everyone with diabetes will have all these symptoms and most people would not have them

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