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HONEY AND PALM JAGGERY

I AM A DIABETIC .I TAKE GEMER FORTE 2mg 1+1 AND LANTUS SOLOSTAR 8 units @10 NIGHT MY B/S LEVELS STAND STATIC AROUND 100 AND 130. LAST WEEK I SUFFERED FROM ACUTE DRY COUGH .I TOOK 1 TEASPOONFUL OF PURE HONEY AT BED TIME. FOR TWO DAYS AND CHEW PALM JAGGERY OFTEN WHEN I FELT SO TO MITIGATE TROUBLE FROM COUGH I TESTED MY BLOOD SUGAR THE READINGS WERE 62 FASTING 128 PP.THIS IS POSTED BASED ON MY ACTUAL EXPERIENCE AND WITHOUT ANY COMMENTS.

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62 fasting is hypoglycaemic; very dangerous for someone taking insulin.

Taking sugar at bedtime is not helpful; something soothing like double cream or soft cheese will work even better than honey.

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What is causing your cough?Dry cough could be due to acidity.Excess acid in the stomach may flow back into the throat and cause irritation and dry cough.Another cause for dry cough is smoking,which may not be the case with you.

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strange reaction after taking honey and palm sugar. Usually, the BS will be elevated.

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I MEASURE MY B/S LEVELS EVERY WEEK AND AND AS AND WHEN I FEEL IT TO BE READ I CHECK B/S AT FORTIS LAB EVERY MONTH AND H A1B AT THREE MONTH INTERVAL I MEET MY PHYSICIAN AT INTERVALS AS ADVISED. FOR THE PAST ONE YEAR MY B/S LEVELS ARE STATIC AND I HAVE NO VISIBLE PROBLEM. VERY RARELY I TAKE PALM JAGGERY BUT MY B/S READINGS ARE NOT AFFECTED MY HA1B IS AT AROUND 6

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