Yes, pain can cause the sugar in the blood to rise. Pain causes the body to produce extra amounts of stress hormones like cortisol and adrenalin. These hormones increase the level of sugar in the blood.
There are Experts not in agreement over the remedy for such rise or for the cause of this rise in sugar. Some experts advise that, in insulin takers, a small dose of NPH insulin should help control the rise in blood sugar. They believe that a small dose taken before bed, it may retard the gluconeogenesis.
It is best for diabetics to talk to a medical practitioner when sugar shows a surge when they are in pain. The dose and time of intake of insulin may need to be adjusted after proper diagnosis.
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