Diabetes symptoms: What is the 3 am blood sugar phenomenon? – Times of India

Once you are sure what is causing the spike in the blood sugar level, you need to take measures to control them accordingly. You can discuss your situation with your doctor and based on your situation, he may prescribe you one of the following options.

For dawn phenomenon:

Changing the timing or type of your diabetes medications

Eating a lighter breakfast

Increasing your morning dose of medication

For Somogyi effect:

Decreasing the dose of diabetes medications at night

Adding a bedtime carb-loaded snack

Changing your exercise schedule

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