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Why do my sugar levels stay low (51-70) in the afternoon?

Ideally, blood glucose levels should not fall below 70 mg/dl. Too much diabetes medication or not enough food earlier in the day is the likely cause. Extra physical exertion can contribute. Show your physician your detailed blood glucose monitoring records, and consider reviewing your diet with a dietitian.

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