Signs That Show If Your Blood Sugar Levels Are Too High

The blood sugar means glucose level in the blood. Glucose means source of energy for all cells in the body and ingests from what we eat. Mostly, its name is hyperglycemia and is caused by 2 issues.

We have 2 diabetes types. One is the diabetes 2- we cannot use glucose and diabetes 1- we lack glucose. If this situation lasts for long time it can harm some body parts as kidneys, blood vessels, also eyes and nerves.

The main causes are:

  • Lack of movements
  • Too much stress
  • Steroid meds
  • Hypoglycemia episode with overeating
  • Overeating
  • Missing a dose or wrong dose of meds
  • A disease
  • Dehydration

Signs that indicate the blood sugar is high: 

  • Too much thirst
  • Hunger
  • Weight gain
  • Lack of focus
  • Impotence
  • Nerve issues
  • Belly issues
  • Dry skin
  • Blurry vision
  • Slow healing of cuts, bruises, wounds
  • Night urination
  • Fatigue
  • Chronic infections

How to lower the blood sugar with glycemic food?

The glycemic index ( GI ) means rank of carbs in foods that we often eat and how they impact blood sugar.

The numbers come from 1-100. It means we have low GI, also moderate GI and high GI foods. The first GI is processed slowly and the third the least slow.

Low GI foods for regular basis use

  • Egg-0
  • Broccoli-10
  • Onion-10
  • Hummus-6
  • Yoghurt-28
  • Turkey sausage-28
  • Kidney beans-31
  • Butter beans-34
  • Walnuts-15
  • Cherries-22
  • Cashews-22
  • 8 oz tomato juice-38
  • Spaghetti-42
  • Green grapes-26
  • Banana-52
  • 8 oz pineapple juice-46
  • Carrot-47
  • Orange-48
  • Peas-54

Moderate GI foods for moderate use

  • Oatmeal-58
  • White rice-64
  • Brown rice-55
  • Honey-55
  • Mac and cheese-64

High GI foods, as little as possible

  • Rice cake-78
  • Baked potato-85
  • White bread slice-70
  • Popcrons-72
  • Donut-76
  • Corn flakes-92
  • 50 g glucose-100

Overall, we can easily say diet does major impact on health and as well blood sugar too, so if you have some of above mentioned signs, change the diet and get best GI foods that we mentioned.


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