Mood swings have traditionally been characterized mainly by women, but I have noticed, when you have diabetes, it does not matter what your gender is.
Fluctuations in blood sugars that are out of range can be blamed on unexplained mood swings, irritability and tearfulness.
Stresses alter the body's management of glucose. So even if you think your touchiness is related to a stressful situation you are only partially right. Being diabetic, since the stress affects the blood glucose leves, the feelings you experience may actually be a sudden drop or increase in blood sugar, which is caused by metabolic changes, such as cortisal.
So, if you feel jumpy, grouchy, check your blood sugar levels. Altered levels can make it harder to concentrate and can make you very tired. Testing wil tell you if a snack is needed to get you in a better mood. Have You ever had these problems like me??
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