May first. Not feeling so good. Sleeping sixteen hours a day. Glucose 423 yesterday morning. Urine output up by 30%. Doctor says I’ll wind up in the hospital from dehydration within 3-5 days. That assumes I call for an ambulance. Can’t take drugs due to lithium damage to my immune system. Too late, too late, too late.
N.B.: By Kristina Paglio, eHow Contributor
High blood sugar, or hyperglycemia, affects multiple aspects of a
person’s health and well-being. Testing by a physician should be done
when persistent symptoms of high blood sugar are present.
Hormones, such as insulin, control the level of glucose in the blood.
Too much sugar in the bloodstream can cause damage to the vessels that
supply blood to vital organs and allow unstable hormone balances to
People with high blood sugar may respond emotionally to their hormone
levels, and may experience strong mood swings.
Strong unpleasant emotions can affect both mental stability and hormone
levels. Primary emotions experienced are usually guilt, anger, fear and
Accompanying symptoms of high blood sugar can include fatigue, mental
impairment, frequent urination, dehydration and insomnia. In severe
cases, uncorrected high blood sugar can result in coma.
Depression can be experienced if high blood sugar is left untreated for
a long period of time and is usually a diabetic condition indicator.
I have an entirely treatable condition but because I followed doctor’s orders and took antidepressants I have been damaged to the point where I cannot take the necessary medications to treat the diabetes. Let that be a lesson to you.