I recently woke up in the middle of the night and realized my mouth was SUPER dry. First thought – high blood sugar. I scrape myself out of bed and test my blood sugar and was relieved my blood sugar was 107, but was left wondering what was causing this sudden dry mouth. I went back to bed and woke up a few hours later and realized I had been sleeping with my mouth slightly open.
BINGO – sleeping with your mouth open = incredibly dry mouth. I pray I didn’t swallow a spider.
As a T1D, I constantly second guess everything in my life (dry skin, blood shot eyes, even a minor scrape). Every once in awhile when you discover that your recent ailment is just allergies or something “everyone” else experiences, it’s kind of nice.