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High fasting blood sugar during pregnancy

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
42 years experience
Normal: Blood sugars typically run lower during pregnancy. 74 is a normal reading whether you are pregnant or not.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
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
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Your question is not clear especially the second sentence. For pre-diabetic status, you are safe if you can keep HbA1C less than 6.5%. You are still s... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
See your doctor: Please see your doctor about this. I don't know what you mean by normal and high blood sugars, but you need a proper medical evaluation to establish a... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
Slightly high: Hi. Yes, your fasting blood sugar is slightly high, but for diagnostics, you can't use finger stick glucose, you use serum glucose (drawn from a vein ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
With fingersticks: If the hands and fingers aren't clean and dry, home blood sugar readings may be inaccurate. Sugar on the fingers could end up falsely elevating blood ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakesh Lattupalli
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
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).
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
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
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
See an internist: You may become successful in controlling both your LDL and fbs, if you start a specific diet and exercise program. You do not necessarily require med... Read More
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