Why blood sugar is high in the morning

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Blood sugar, or glucose, is the main sugar found in your blood.

It comes from the food you eat and is your body’s main source of energy. Your blood carries glucose to all of your body’s cells to use for energy.

A blood sugar level less than 140 mg/dL (7.8 mmol/L) is normal. A reading of more than 200 mg/dL (11.1 mmol/L) after two hours indicates diabetes.

A reading between 140 and 199 mg/dL (7.8 mmol/L and 11.0 mmol/L) indicates prediabetes.

This video explains: Why blood sugar is high in the morning?

In the morning, people experience a slight rise in blood glucose levels, i.e. a higher blood sugar.

A person without diabetes will most likely not experience any effects, as their body can adjust but for a person with diabetes, this rise can be significant, and it may need further attention.

The truth is that there are a few causes of high blood sugar in the morning. This video will showcase these causes, including what they can mean for your health.

This is not professional advice, please seek out a professional if you need help.

This video is created for educational purposes and awareness around different topics. Video may or may not be able to go fully in-depth in such a limited time.

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