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Blood sugar spike during day seven of a water fast

Patient: I’m a type 2 diabetic. I’m on day 7 of a water fast. My blood sugar was dropping, from 425 at the start to 281 yesterday. Then, last night, it went up above 500. Given water only for 7 days I don’t understand how this could happen.

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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