How Stress Affects Blood Sugar Levels

Here's an article I found on the Glucerna website. It deals with stress and how it can affect one's blood sugars. The website for the article is:

It seems to be helpful with comparing the effect of stress on a Type 1 and a Type 2 diabetic. The article will explain about the differences between the two types and what stress can do.

4 Replies

  • Under stress and less sleep my fasting shoots up from an average of 90 to around 102 or so usually

  • Stress increases blood sugar levels , cholesterol levels , and blood pressure also.

  • swathy

    Yes. BP too increases a little but transiently.

  • Shashikantiyengar

    Stress response is fight, flight or fright. Mediated through "stress" hormones. One needs more glucose for this stress response. Obviously bs rises.

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