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Most people with blood sugar imbalances don’t even know it and in fact twenty five percent of all diabetics are diagnosed accidentally during routine blood work. Aside from diabetes, blood sugar imbalances may also lead to hypoglycemia, hypothyroidism, insulin resistance, obesity, infertility and other detrimental affects on your health.
So what does it mean when your blood sugar is out of whack? Normally, when you eat carbohydrates your body breaks them down into sugar, which is why sometimes after a carbohydrate dense snack you get a sugar high. Insulin is a hormone that our pancreas produces to help bring blood sugar into the cells to be used for metabolism and energy. The following is a list of a few common disorders associated with blood sugar imbalances:
The good news is, most blood sugar issues can be either prevented, reversed or tightly controlled. At Pacifica Naturopathic Medicine we offer several diagnostic tests to assess your blood sugar control and insulin function. We offer several food plans, recipes, nutrient and herbal support to help keep your blood sugar in check, manage diabetes and to help prevent blood sugar disorders in the future.