Category Archives for "Blood Sugar"

Can Low Blood Sugar Cause Anxiety?

Many people with diabetes also experience anxiety, which begs the question, can low blood sugar cause anxiety? Research has consistently shown a strong connection between diabetes and anxiety. A 2013 meta-analysis found that about 40% of people with diabetes experience anxiety, compared to 18.1% of the general population. This is especially true in young adults […]

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Why Does My Blood Sugar Drop?

If you have ever experienced hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), you may be wondering, “Why does my blood sugar drop? Does this mean I have diabetes?” While diabetes is the most common cause of hypoglycemia, it is possible to experience blood sugar drops related to other conditions or factors. Hypoglycemia needs to be treated immediately when […]

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What Causes Blood Sugar Spikes?

If you suffer from type 2 diabetes, maintaining healthy blood sugar levels can be a battle. Knowing what causes blood sugar spikes can help you avoid high blood sugar levels and prevent unnecessary complications. If you need help controlling your diabetes, schedule an appointment with Dr. Minni Malhotra, MD, FAARM, ABAARM today. What Causes Blood […]

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Berberine Rivals Metformin for High Blood Sugar

In functional medicine one of the most common causes we see for many health disorders is imbalanced blood sugar. The good news is it is also one of the easiest things to remedy. A powerful tool in this process is a botanical compound called berberine. An epidemic of blood sugar imbalances According to the CDC, […]

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