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Reactive hypoglycemia: crash free

I was diagnosed 2 weeks ago, having had symptoms for at least 3 years. I feel tired, sluggish, weak, and sometimes anxious every work-day afternoon, but I only rarely get the shaking hunger that comes with a sugar crash because I know to avoid fruit juice etc. Are my daily symptoms due to hypoglycemia? I asked my GP but they just looked on wikipedia and said "yes your symptoms are listed there..." So does that mean fixing my diet will fix all my symptoms? I'm not sure where to turn, as the endocrinologist seemed to lose interest after he diagnosed me.
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replied May 29th, 2018
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

You said you were diagnosed with hypoglycemia and even though the symptoms i.e tired, sluggish, weak, and anxious can occur in hypoglycemia. The cause for hypoglycemia must be worked up. Insulin-induced hypoglycemia Munchausen syndrome Insulin-secreting pancreatic tumor. Reactive hypoglycemia and idiopathic postprandial syndrome should be looked for as part of the workup. As labelling hypoglycemia alone is not the diagnosis.Addison's disease and Sepsis should also be looked for.

Wishing you best of health


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