For people who have diabetes, the Somogyi effect and the dawn phenomenon both cause higher blood sugar levels in the morning. The dawn phenomenon happens naturally, but the Somogyi effect usually happens because of problems with your diabetes management routine.
Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is the sixth most common disease in the world. People with diabetes are more likely to experience gum disease if they’ve had poor blood sugar levels for a long period of time.
The eyes are not only our window to the world, but are the window into diabetes. Early signs of diabetes can sometimes be identified through the eyes. Abnormally high or low levels of blood sugar can cause changes in the shape of the eye lens, and this can impair your ability to focus and see clearly.
With diabetes , you have a lot in mind. Tracking your blood sugar levels, dosing insulin, planning your meals, staying active—it’s a lot to think about. It can leave you feeling run down, emotionally drained and completely overwhelmed