Stressful events unrelated to your diabetes may effect how you feel and how you well you cope with diabetes. If you have a quarrel or a bad day at work your blood glucose will soar. Or getting upset could make you forget to eat a meal or to take your medicines. Try to determine what is causeing stress in your life. It is also important not to react to stress in ways that might be harmful to your health or your blood glucose levels. Two negative reactions to stress is smoking and drinking to much alcohol.
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