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Question:

From North Carolina, USA:

Hi, my blood sugar is higher in the morning than at night most of the time. I have Type 2 diabetes and I am not taking any medicine -- just dieting right now and watching my sugar intake. Is this normal, and if not, what should I do about it?

Answer:

Yes, it's normal: this is called the dawn phenomenon. And it's hard to treat. If you are eating a bedtime snack, you could try decreasing or eliminating it.

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Original posting 3 Mar 1998
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