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my sugar level is 211 is that high

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Rule out diabetes: If you are not diabetic already, then you should do one of two things. You should either have your physician draw a fasting sugar on you or have a ran ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
YOU MEAN DIABETES?: Medications, exercise, weight loss and keep the refrigerator and pantry closed, forget that fast food exists-(ie-no mac donald's and similar).
A male asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Sugar: Sugar is a carbohydrate. Any carbohydrate you eat will be turned into sugar when digested. Avoid sweets and starches. Bread, rice, potato, pasta all a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help: From 70 to 99 mg/dl (3.9 to 5.5 mmol/l) normal fasting glucose. From 100 to 125 mg/dl (5.6 to 6.9 mmol/l) impaired fasting glucose (pre-diabetes . ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
High 'sugar': Abnormally elevated blood sugars are usually treated medically with insulin, not with foods. People who have a period of low blood sugar are generally ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Impaired fasting glu: A fasting glucose of 118 is not normal, but not diabetes. It is called “impaired fasting glucose”. Normal is 100 or less. Diabetes is 126 or higher ... 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
High blood sugars: Fasting sugar 100-125 is pre-diabetes and > 2-hrs after eating 140-199 is prediabetes. Fasting 126 and higher and > 2 hours after eating 200 and g ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Medications: Medications such as beta blockers, steroids, diuretics and others can cause elevated blood sugar levels.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Generally not: They are given fluids and mediation, often insulin. If they have ketoacidosis, however, they may be given glucose and Insulin together to metabolize t ... Read More

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