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Thank you for your reply. Actually, I have been told I have Dawn Phenomenon: I do not eat overnight and my blood sugar actually goes up because I DON'T eat, so weird; by FBS is actually higher than my RBS. And I have been told I have reactive hyperglycemia….go figure? I was a nurse also, but my specialty was palliative care and hospice so not much focus for years on diabetes. I take a long acting insulin only and will probably see my endocrinologist next week as well as my dietician, both of whom are great. I am pretty good with my diet, was being treated for type 2 diabetes for years so had learned better habits. If I have too few carbs, I feel like I am starving but am not hungry….that I can figure out. I am not hungry, but my cells are starving. I have the Libre Free Style 2 system which is great but have yet to set it correctly so I am not getting alarms so often. Have a great weekend, Martha

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@mmnp Hello Martha,

I found your posts to be interesting. I've heard of people concerned about high early morning blood sugar numbers but had not heard of Dawn Phenomenon. I did find some information on this on Mayo Clinic's website. Perhaps you are already familiar with this but here is the link, https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetes/expert-answers/dawn-effect/faq-20057937#:~:text=Regina%20Castro%2C%20M.D.

Here is another article under the title, Reactive Hypoglycemia, https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetes/expert-answers/reactive-hypoglycemia/faq-20057778.

You said that you've had diabetes for years. Is this high morning blood sugar new to you or has it always been a problem? You mention that one of your main problems is fatigue. Does eating help that fatigue?