Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team

From New Cambria, Missouri, USA:

I have type 2 diabetes, and recently I have been having symptoms of low blood sugar, but when I do the test my meter reading is high. I eat two pieces of hard candy, and it lowers my blood sugar instead of raising it. Why is this occurring?


I doubt the candy really does that. It is more likely your blood sugar is on the way down and you feel funny then. Please see your doctor soon to evaluate this and find a better way of controlling your blood sugars.


Original posting 20 Mar 2002
Posted to Daily Care


  Home Return to Top

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:32
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.