Sometimes You Want to Just Give Up and Eat a Donut

"It passes and you realize that's not a solution." (:31)
Nancy, age 54, was frustrated when her blood sugar kept going up, even when she was doing everything right

Testing your blood sugar and getting high readings can be extremely frustrating – particularly when you feel like youre doing everything right. Like Nancy, you may feel like giving up and grabbing a doughnut. However, blood sugar can rise for a number of reasons. If your blood sugar is persistently elevated (keep track of your readings and look for patterns), you may need to talk to your doctor about a change in medication. To get her blood sugar under control, Nancy started seeing an endocrinologist and eventually started taking a different type of medication.

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