Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team

From Pennsylvania, USA:

In a 13 year old girl, does stress raise blood sugar levels? Are mood swings related to blood sugar levels?


Stress, mood swings, and general anxiety can affect blood glucose control. They can both raise and lower blood glucose levels. There is no easy way of dealing with these problems, but if stress and anxiety is occurring frequently, then finding out why is very important and dealing with the underlying problem is the solution in the long term. You should discuss this with your diabetes team as involvement with the psychologist can be of great help.


Original posting 31 Oct 2000
Posted to Daily Care


  Home Return to Top

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:14
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.