Assess your blood sugar levels

Fatigue and lack of energy may have many causes; find out if low blood sugar may be one in your case.

Do you have low energy levels in the late afternoon?

Do you ever feel grumpy, depressed or irritable for no reason in the late afternoon or other time of day?

Do you ever wake up during the night feeling hungry and/or feeling cold and clammy?

Do you often get headaches, sometimes combined with a clammy feeling and tremors in your hands/fingers?

Do you ever overeat at a meal, especially supper?

Do you often end up buying take-aways, chocolates or sweets because you are too hungry to wait till the next meal?

Do you often feel too tired to exercise or feel very tired during an exercise session?

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Diabetes expert

Dr. May currently works as a fulltime endocrinologist and has been in private practice since 2004. He has a variety of interests, predominantly obesity and diabetes, but also sees patients with osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, men's health disorders, pituitary and adrenal disorders, polycystic ovaries, and disorders of growth. He is a leading member of several obesity and diabetes societies and runs a trial centre for new drugs.

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