Do people with diabetes have ADHD-like symptoms when they have too much sugar?

I am wondering if there are any links between diabetics eating too much sugar and being hyperactive, easily distracted, having memory loss, etc (exhibiting ADHD-like symptoms). I have personally just found out that I have very high blood sugar (close to diabetes) and also have been diagnosed with ADHD by some, and not by others. Could I be acting hyperactive only when eating too much sugar?

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  • Lily C April 10, 2009, 12:11 am

    I think it depends on the person. When my blood sugar level is high, I'm very lethargic. I just feel sluggish and gross. Probably because all this sugar that my body can't use is just sitting there in my blood. But when my blood sugar gets very low (i.e. I've got way too much insulin breaking it all down and fast-tracking it to my cells), I can actually feel an energy rush before it gets low enough to make me feel shaky.

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