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How does drinking water help lower blood sugar?

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Water helps remove excess sugar from your blood through urine, and it helps you avoid dehydration.

From: High Blood Sugar and Diabetes WebMD Medical Reference

Sources: 

American Diabetes Association: “Hyperglycemia.” 

Pearson, E.   2003.  Lancet,

Forouhi, N. , 2006. Diabetologia

American Diabetes Association: "Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes -- 2014."

American Diabetes Association: "Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes."

Mayo Clinic: "Diabetes and Exercise: When to Monitor Your Blood Sugar."

American Diabetes Association: “DKA (Ketoacidosis) & Ketones.”

American Diabetes Association: “Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome (HHNS)."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on May 11, 2019

Sources: 

American Diabetes Association: “Hyperglycemia.” 

Pearson, E.   2003.  Lancet,

Forouhi, N. , 2006. Diabetologia

American Diabetes Association: "Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes -- 2014."

American Diabetes Association: "Exercise and Type 1 Diabetes."

Mayo Clinic: "Diabetes and Exercise: When to Monitor Your Blood Sugar."

American Diabetes Association: “DKA (Ketoacidosis) & Ketones.”

American Diabetes Association: “Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome (HHNS)."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on May 11, 2019

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