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Does anyone have the problem of your blood sugar rising as you sleep? I have good numbers at bedtime but in the morning they have skyrocketed. My Dr increased the insulin at night, it's no help.

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6 Answers
Living with type 1 diabetes since 1972.
Littleton, MA
Have you tested around 3 AM? Your BG may be rising due to the Somogli effect (not sure of the spelling) as your body gets ready to wake. Not sure if this can be fixd without a pump

Living with type 2 diabetes since 2012.
Lancaster, PA
I'm testing around 6:30am

Living with type 2 diabetes since 2005.
Fort Myers, FL
It's called Dawn Phnomanan (spelling is way off) but your liver gives off a hormone that makes your sugar rise. I have it too. It's a pain in the butt. If you're in the pump, program it to

Living with type 2 diabetes since 2005.
Fort Myers, FL
give yourself more insulin. BUT, please talk to your doctor first.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2004.
Newark, DE
Hi. Pre-medical type 1 for 11 years. The dawn phenomenon is caused by your body releasing stored sugars from the liver to compensate for you not having eaten for about 8-12 hours.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2004.
Newark, DE
Adjusting lantus doses or basal rates will help

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