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what is the normal blood sugar be for a child under 10 yrs old

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: The expected bs for a child falls into a range( rather than a single number) that varies some with the situation. Within the first few hours of birth ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Worth a doctor visit: For better evaluation, it might not be related to your blood sugar, you may need referral to an ophthalmologist as well, best wishes
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Don't get your life: With diabetes, you need to be monitored closely as you experiment. Don't expect miraculous results from swapping calories from one group to another. I ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Normal: Both levels are normal. Blood sugar levels can remain very stable no matter what you eat when you have a normal pancreas.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
<135/<85: Many 22 year old women have incredibly low but normal bps like 80/60. That's just fine for young, healthy, petite women.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes indeed: I also see that somebody is on Insulin already. Is this you? If junior is not already diagnosed with diabetes, he needs to be rechecked and he needs t ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
70-105: Fasting blood glucose should range from 70 to 105 mg/dl. A level of 126 and above plus diabetic symptoms, e.g., excessive drinking from thirst, is di ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Bp: 120/80 with a range +/- 10mmHg
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
120/80: 120 over 80 is normal. If the first number is over 140 it is considered high. If the second number is over 90 it is considered high as well.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julius Sherwinter
47 years experience Pediatrics
Blood Pressure, nl: Normal blood pressures in children are determined by height, gender, and age. For a 3 year old male in the 95th percentile for height, the systolic B ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Lower than yours: Somewhere around 100-110/60-70. With increasing weights in children, we're seeing those numbers creep up a bit though.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Same as adult: Normal fasting blood sugar 65-99 mg/dl. 2 hours following a meal should be less than 140 mg/dl.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Lower than adult: THe 16 yo BP is not as high as an adults. THe systolic should range between 95-105 and diastolic 50-65.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Less than 120/80: Normal blood pressure (BP) is less than 120/80 for all adults. While we don't treat most unless BP repeated greater than 140/90, we won't treat elderl ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Blood Pressure: Here are normal ranges for children: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/guidelines/hypertension/child_tbl.pdf
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
It varies: 115/75 is average. It changes a little every time you check it. Lower numbers without symptoms of low BP are usually not a problem. Higher numbers wit ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Blood Pressure: You may be mixing up metaphors. The ideal blood pressure for a man is to be around the 120/80 range. This is the ideal and the goal with treatment. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience Pediatrics
60-100: Normal blood sugar fasting in children is 60-100mg/dl.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Important question: 90/60 would be the normal. I have seen many childen with a blood pressure of e.g. 110/0. It is the difference between the two pressures (pulse pressur ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
15 years experience Cardiology
Normal: Usually 120/80.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine
JNC 8 guidelines: The new guidelines recommend blood pressure below 140/90 if patient is younger than 60 years old, has diabetes, or has chronic kidney disease. Definit ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Blood Sugar: Normal is to be sitting under 99 mg/dl. 300 to 400 is an emergency.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Bp: 100-120/60-80.

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