I just read an article on dawn phenomenon, also called the dawn effect, is the term used to describe an abnormal early-morning increase in blood sugar (glucose) — usually between 2 a.m. and 8 a.m. — in people with both Types of diabetes. They list several reason for this early morning increase. Now I can talk to my Doctor going over the:
Avoid carbohydrates at bedtime
Adjust your dose of medication or insulin
Switch to a different medication
Adjust the time of your medication or insulin from dinnertime to bedtime
Use an insulin pump to administer extra insulin during early-morning hours
I know I just may need stitch my medication or times I take it. Thanks again to Justjoyce giving me a name for dawn phenomenon.
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