How long does it take to get blood sugar test results?
It usually takes about 1 to 2 days for the results to come back. If you have diabetes, the GP will explain the test results and what will happen next.
High fatty foods does not increase blood sugars immediately but can slow the digestion and make it more difficult for insulin to work correctly.
It is not possible for type 2 diabetes to turn into type 1 diabetes. However, a person who originally receives a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes may still get a separate diagnosis of type 1 at a later date. Type 2 diabetes is the most common type, so a doctor might initially suspect that an adult with diabetes has type 2.
Increased risk of Heart attack/ Angina/ Stroke, Nerve damage, Kidney damage, Gastroparesis (Nausea/ vomiting) Diarrhea or constipation, Eye damage - blindness, Increased risk of cataract and glaucoma, Foot damage/ amputations, Skin infections, Increased risk of Alzheimer's disease/ Depression/ Hearing impairment.
If pills aren't enough to get your blood sugar under control, your doctor may recommend insulin.
Strenous exercises such as weightlifting, sprints and competitive sports cause you to produce stress hormones (such as adrenaline). Adrenaline raises blood glucose levels by stimulating your liver to release glucose which is needed for the muscles during work outs.