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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Hypoglycemia: The two often go together with early DM. Consult with your MD.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Sugars: Yes. Absolutely. The urine glucose would only be positive with a level around 350 mg/dl or higher. One should never follow their sugars with urine t ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Low calorie: Watch your calories. Avoid processed foods with unnatural ingredients. No fast food, and be careful if you eat out as most restaurants have high-calor ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A doctor : that is comfortable managing diabetes, endocrinologist, would be good choice. Prevention may still be possible.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience in Endocrinology
<140 2-4 hours..: After eating.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Barth
8 years experience in General Practice
100mg/dL or less: Physicians measure patient's fasting blood glucose. This is the blood sugar taken when the patient hasn't had food or drink for at least 8 hours. "nor ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Normal FBS: Between 65-99 mg/dl - impaired fasting glucose (ifg), prediabetes, is between 100-125 mg/ dl. Fbs of 126 mg/dl or higher is in the diabetic range.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Neither: Neither are good for you but the more dangerous one is low blood sugar. The effect of low blood sugar is quicker and you can definitely die from it.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
I would guess: That it definitely yes. Wise up before it is too late and get rid of all that sugar and sweeteners.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
FBS: I presume you have type 1 diabetes given your age. My apologies if your doctor has said you have type 2 diabetes and he is correct. Very unlikely unle ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Fasting blood sugar: Should be 70-100. Non - fasting can be up to 140s....
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
No : Not sure if you mean low as in hypoglycemia, or low as in not high. Even if fasting blood sugar is normal, post-prandial blood sugar may not be. How ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Primarily: Insulin and glucagon
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Fasting < 100: For everyone (diabetics and non-diabetics) fasting glucose should be less than 100 for optimum health. For diabetics it is important to take oral medi ... Read More
A 89-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Diabetes Control: Fasting under 100 is normal, treated under 120 is pretty good, over 140 not so good. 2 hours after meals normal is 140 to 150 and good control is the ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Alcohol: Amount of alcohol consumed affects bal.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Fried
63 years experience in Diabetology
Probably: That would entirely depend on how high it is and how long it has been high. If you are not diabetic a transitory high blood sugar is probably of no c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Yes, a rise in adrenaline associated with anxiety will cause your blood glucose to rise. In a diabetic, adrenaline can cause a sharp rise, like 100 or ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need values: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Fasting blood sugar (FBS) measures blood glucose after you have not eaten for at least 8 hours. It is often the first test done to check for prediabet ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Blood sugar: Chronic elevated blood sugar generally means diabetes. Diabetes causes kidney disease and resulting high bp.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Below 60 mg: Normal sugars run between 60-90mg. Most people develop symptoms of hypoglycemia as the blood sugar level gets down to 60mg or lower. Hypoglycemia is a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakesh Lattupalli
22 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Bad: High fasting blood sugars is bad and usually associated with high hba1c levels. But very low levels may be harmful (say less than 6).
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: But if you are an uncontrolled type 2 diabetic then insulin is on the horizon. Be very careful with your diet and get plenty of exercise!
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