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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Normal: Blood sugars typically run lower during pregnancy. 74 is a normal reading whether you are pregnant or not.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy diets: Keep your protein calories as the majority and stay away from pleasure foods (basically carbohydrates: bread, potatoes, sugar, pasta, etc.). Your wei ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Hi. Are those glucoses serum or finger stick? Only serum glucose is approved for diagnosis. If the 105 is a serum glucose, it's not normal. It should ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Hypoglycemia: Go to; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronic_Somogyi_rebound
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dina Prus
Dr. Dina Prus answered
28 years experience Endocrinology
In general will drop: Immediately after delivery, the placental hormones drop. This causes a sharp decrease in the need for insulin. Unfortunately, Insulin levels are not ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karl Spector
24 years experience Addiction Medicine
It shouldn't: Smoking a cigarette before a blood test should not increase your sugar level. Thus, i would discuss with your doctor why your sugar was elevated as t ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Under 65 mg/dL: Blood sugars of less than 65 mg/dl are considered low.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: No.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakesh Lattupalli
22 years experience 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Ketosis occurrs: When you go into starvation mode or you cannot burn glucose for your energy. In that sense starvation and Insulin deficiency all cause ketosis. There ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Gestational diabetes: In pregnancy, blood sugar can goup high...called Gestational diabetes. Normal fasting blood sugar is >60 mg up to 99 mg.if it is between 100-125 ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: Insulin specifically lowers blood sugar. The only other thing to do that is physical activity. Your diabetes may worsen over time, or your weight may ... Read More
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A 89-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Preg. blood sugars: If you are not a diabetic then your fasting blood sugars should be less than 126. Pregnancy can stress your body to cause blood sugars to rise.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Because: You have diabetes and are not on an appropriate regimen of diet, exercise, medication etc. Check w/your doctor or diabetes care team.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
THere are none: There are no low glucose levels with pregnancy gtt, only good normal levels. Hypoglycemaa doesn't occur in human beings who aren't receiving treatment ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
High glucose: Is this glu fasting? Your glu after a meal varies with what you ate, the speed of your GI tract, etc. It is hard to precisely say whether a post mea ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
32 years experience Pathology
Yes: Usually a fasting glucose of less than 100 is considered a normal result.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience Endocrinology
Normal sugar levels: For children and non-pregnant adults, normal blood sugar (glucose) level is considered <100 mg/dl in fasting morning state, and <140 mg/dl after a me ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Anything above norma: Anything above normal. Diabetes is diagnosed by a glucose above 200 at any time or situation; a fasting (no food for 8 hours or more) greater than 100 ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Depends on guideline: Fasting blood sugar is usually under 100 and the one hour test should usually be less than 165 depending upon whose guidelines your physician uses.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Trouble...: Get Vit D, Uric acid level checked. If abnormal need to be treated to prevent stone formation. High parathyroid condition need PTH checked along with ... Read More
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Depends : Depends what you mean. After meals ideally &lt;11 before meals depends on whether fasted state (12h not eating) eg pre breakfast where &lt;5.5 ideal ... Read More

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