From Fulton, Illinois, USA:
I have type 2 diabetes, and for the last week my levels have gone from 140 mg/dl [7.8 mmol/L] to 339 mg/dl [18.3 mmol/L] or higher. What would cause this?
A sudden change in blood sugars can indicate a serious health problem (such as an infection) which has nothing to do with your diabetes. You need to see a doctor right away to see what is going on.
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:38
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. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2016. Comments and Feedback.