Waking in the middle of the night because of low blood sugar.

By sexyswamprat Latest Reply 2009-01-18 19:17:17 -0600
Started 2008-12-24 15:44:54 -0600

Has anyone had a low blood sugar wake them up in the middle of the night? One of my diabetic friends has has recently started waking up in the middle of the night because his blood sugar is way to low. That is what is waking him up. He is not waking up and taking his blood sugar to find that it's low. I am very concerned for him because I am scared that this might lead to a diabetic comma should one night his low blood sugar not a waken him. Has anyone expirenced this problem, and what have you done to correct it? He does take his blood sugar right before he goes to bed and it is always within range. Yet it continues to happen. Help.


4 replies

teddybearcub1960 2009-01-18 19:17:17 -0600 Report

This has also happened to me. Then I started to eat a little something just before bed, then I was okay. Good morning readings after that.

2008-12-24 21:13:40 -0600 Report

This has not happened to me, but it is something I will be conscious of from now on. I'm glad that you brought the subject up. I am learning a great deal from this site. I'm glad I joined.

Meridian - 26751
Meridian - 26751 2008-12-24 16:43:05 -0600 Report

I eat a few crackers with peanut butter and a glass of skim milk right at bed time. My waking blood sugar is usually 100 or less. If I skip the snack then I run into too low territory. If it is too low I usually wake up early with my alert signal which is a feeling of severe hunger.

Dundee 2008-12-24 16:24:46 -0600 Report

That has happenend to me a few times. I need to eat about 30 carbs before bed and that seems to help. If i don't I wake up with high blood sugar.

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