Type II for 8 years ( 120/130) with Glicazide M ( 1mg/500mg) & 1/2 tablet in night. I excercise regularly.
I feel very sleepy in morning 11 AM and at ... - Diabetes India
Do you go for morning walks? Generally, people who begin their day early with a brisk walk are able to get over the drowziness problem and can remain active throughout the day.
You might be correct as you furnished further details. Now I feel that the drowsiness is probably caused by some sleep inducing content in the medicine being taken. Better consult with the doctor who advocated or a chemist who can identify the contents. Any way I can assure you that diabetes as it is will not cause such symptoms. It can only cause a lack in feeling sleepy or total breakdown when the Sugar level goes to less than 50!
It is very likely to be related to Diabetes only. Eight years is sufficient a period to cause secondary problems of Diabetes. Details given are vague. Are you taking medicines at night only? I feel the problem is due to increased blood sugar at those times, as it happens after 1-2 hours of breakfast/lunch. Your HbA1c result or BS/US result at the time of feeling drowsy may throw some light on the cause of the problem.
Please give your FBS, 2-Hr-PPBS & HbA1c results. Tell when was your diabetes noticed. Also tell age, height, weight, medicines & dosages, details of food/drink intake like what, when & how much from one morning to next morning; that only will give a picture of your state for us to give you some specific advice.
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The text below is a "COPY&PASTE STUFF" from my previous replies to some others.
IF YOU HAVE ALREADY SEEN IT, KINDLY IGNORE THIS. Otherwise read CAREFULLY.
TAKING MEDICINES ALONE WILL NOT BRING DOWN BLOOD SUGAR ALWAYS. THAT IS WHY PATIENTS ARE FORCED TO MOVE FROM EXERCISE TO DIET CONTROL TO LOW DOSE TABLETS TO HIGHER DOSE TABLETS TO INSULIN INJECTION AND COMBINATIONS OF THESE. YOU HAVE TO CHANGE YOUR FOOD HABITS & LIFE STYLE ALSO TEMPORARILY TILL CURE.
You too can EVEN cure your diabetes yourself like me by following the Long Wheat Mash Diet Regimen (LWMDR). Google search 'LWMDR' or 'GEORGE CURED DIABETES' for details.
Diabetes is a fundamental disorder. It is comparable with low voltage in an electric circuit. In both cases all connected subsystems will under-perform and will fail in due course. It will affect SEX life also, if diab is not contained. Diab impairs the glucose (SUGAR) & oxygen supply to ALL CELLS of the patient. You cannot compensate the resultant weakness with liquor, food or medicines.
A DIABETES PATIENT (also known as A DIABETIC) need NOT starve. PROPER or APPROPRIATE food can be eaten EVEN FULL STOMACH THRICE DAILY! Try to understand diabetes & conquer it like me.
While following the Long-wheat diet explained in the article referred below, non-vegetarians can have MEAT/FISH/EGG in moderate quantities as side-dishes/curries.
I was diabetic from 2006; but NOT diabetic from 2009. I studied Diabetes thoroughly, because it was to solve MY problem.
Please read MY REPLIES part 1, 2, 3 & 4 to question AT diabetesindia.healthunlocke...
Like a licensed driver helping a learner, I can guide you to cure Diabetes because I am experienced by curing my diabetes (Type-2) in 2009.
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IF ANY ONE START LWMDR, DO NOT STOP PRESENT MEDICATION ABRUPTLY; IT WILL CAUSE THE BLOOD SUGAR TO SHOOT UP. TAPER DOWN (REDUCE) MEDICINES GRADUALLY DEPENDING ON REDUCTION OF BLOOD SUGAR, AS PER YOUR DOCTOR'S ADVICE OR BASED ON YOUR JUDGEMENT IN CONSULTATION WITH ME. LWMDR is not just drinking Long Wheat Mash, it is a Diet Regimen. One has to follow associated restrictions also since Long Wheat does not have muscle power like chemical drugs.
Curing Diabetes is like driving, swimming or bicycling; guidance & supervision are highly desirable while learning.
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Hello sir, I am not a medical person. I learned about diabetes to cure mine. By the grace of God I understand many things I read, hear or see. What are the height, weight & age of your wife; this is only to see whether I can make out anything. If I can, then will tell you.
Wish you both all the best.
When I do not get an answer to some problem, it will probably be active at the back of my mind & next day, day after next or after several days I will automatically wake up early in the morning and then there will be a solution to the problem.
Today I woke up much earlier in the morning & there seems to be a possible or probable solution. It may be wrong, but usually it is not so. So I am hopeful about it.
I have some superficial exposure to osteoporosis & arthritis. It is known to have some link to Calcium. What has come to my mind today are some natural food supplements for your wife. Those are:
1. Juice of one fresh lemon, diluted with water & salt as taste-maker (or sugar if not diabetic) in the morning, by noon & in the evening each.
2. Tomato pyuuri with seeds and salt & pepper as taste-maker (or sugar if ...) twice daily.
3. Take curry leaves & black pepper in the ratio of 1 pepper for 7 leaves; crush together & make a swallow-able ball & swallow twice daily.
3a. Take 3-4 Amla daily; do not use the large & tasty new variety, that may be much inferior in nutrition aspect.
4. Take more milk.
5. Chew half or one Calsium Sandoz daily.
ALL THESE ARE TO BE TAKEN AT YOUR OWN RISK; I AM NOT A MEDICAL PERSON. I HAVE TAKEN ALL THESE SOME TIME OR OTHER & KNOW THE BENEFITS OF IT.
IF YOU ARE CONFIDENT, TRY. IN CASE OF ANY DISCOMFORT, DISCONTINUE IMMEDIATELY.
DO NOT START ALL SIMULTANEOUSLY. TRY ONE BY ONE.
IF IT IS OF ANY GOOD, PRAISE THE LORD.
I am 45 years old, 65KG, Fasting sugar 140, PP 160 . HBA1C 7.1 3 months back. Vegetarian by food style. Takes rice in noon and roti for dinner. Morning Poha/ Idlis/Oats. No mid morning snacks. I excercise regulary. Takes 1/2 of (1 mg Glyclazide+ 500mg Metformin) in morning and 1 tablet of the same in night.
13 days have passed after your question & no responses! Probably nobody took it as a question because you did not ask anything; you made only a statement for the information of other members.
Fasting BS 140 & HbA1c 7.1 are high. This can damage vital organs in due course.
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