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Here Are The Common Signs That Your Blood Sugar Is Very High

Blood sugar or blood glucose refers to sugar that is transported through the blood stream to provide energy to all cells in the body.

Glucose is a sugar that comes from the foods we eat and it is also formed and stored inside the body. It is the main source of energy for the cells of our body and its carried to each other through the blood stream.

High blood glucose (blood sugar), or hyperglycemia, occurs when the body cannot use glucose properly ( type2 diabetes), or it has insufficient amounts of it (type 1 diabetes).If this condition lasts longer, for instance, for months and years, it can permanently damage several body parts, including the kidneys, blood vessels, nerves, and eyes.

In diabetics, due to various different factors, the blood sugar levels can be increased. The factors are following:

an illness, like a common cold
overeating, such as snacking between meals
certain medicines, like steroid medication
over-treating an episode of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
missing a dose or taking a wrong dose of the diabetes medication
a lack of exercise

High Blood Sugar Symptoms:
Recurrent infections
Slow healing of cuts and wounds
Stomach problems
Constant fatigue or extreme tiredness
Increased thirst
Dry and itchy skin
Constant hunger
Excess abdominal fat/weight gain
Nerve problems
Frequent urination and/or urination during the night
Blurred vision
Difficulty concentrating
Dry mouth

The Glycemic Index or simple GI indicates a number of carbs in foods which increase blood sugar levels, and it can vary from 0 to 100.

The following list includes foods together with their glycemic index:
Low GI foods

(Foods with a GI between 0 and 54 are considered low Gi foods. You should consume them on a daily basis. )
One cup of butter beans – 34
8 ounces of tomato juice – 38
One mid-sized apple – 38
One cup of spaghetti – 42
One cup of green grapes – 46
Eight ounces of pineapple juice – 46
One large carrot – 47
One medium orange – 48
One large grapefruit – 50
One large banana – 52
One cup of peas – 54
One egg – 0
One cup of hummus equals – 6
One cup of broccoli – 10
One mid-sized yellow onion – 10
One cup of walnuts – 15
One cup of cherries – 22
One cup of cashew nuts – 22
One cup of yogurt – 23
One Turkey sausage – 28
One cup of kidney beans – 31

Moderate GI foods

( Foods that have Gi between 55 and 69 are considered to be moderate GI foods, so you should consume them in moderate amounts)

One cup of brown rice – 55
One tablespoon of raw honey – 55
One cup of oatmeal – 58
One cup of regular white rice – 64
One serving of macaroni and cheese – 64
High GI foods

(High Gi foods are between 70 and 100 on the scale, and their regular consumption causes various severe health problems. Hence, it is highly recommended to avoid these foods)
One rice cake – 78
One mid-sized baked potato – 85
One serving of corn flakes – 92
50 grams of glucose – 100
One slice of regular white bread – 70
2 cups of popcorn – 72
One doughnut (glazed) – 76
As we all know our diet dramatically affects our general health, especially blood sugar levels. So, in any case you experience these symptoms of hyperglycemia, you should make some dietary changes and try to naturally maintain a healthy balance, before it  becomes dangerous and causes further complications. Reduce Blood Sugar Levels with Glycemic Food

Source: Healthadvisor