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What is the normal blood sugar level in a child

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Depends on age: Normal values are: Premature baby 45-100mg/dl Full term baby 45-120mg/dl 1 wk old - 16 yr - 60-105mg/dl Older than 16 - 70-115mg/dl However, cert... Read More
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 27 years experience
70 to 99: a child's blood sugar should never be over 99. High seventies is probably ok especially if it has been many hours since a meal.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Same as for adult: Normal fasting blood sugar is 65-99 mg/dl. Two hours following a meal should be less than 140 mg/dl.
A member asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Normal : Normal blood sugar levels are higher in young children than they are in adults. 100 mg/dl to 200mg/dl is considered normal with a fasting glucose at ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois A Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 36 years experience
This is an emergency: This is a very high blood sugar level. If it has been building for a while, you will need to have his insulin adjusted. I am assuming your child has... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Blood sugar: 20 years old person blood sugar level should be bet 70-110.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
Under 120: Independent of what they eat, the blood sugar of a truly normal person is: Under 120 mg/dl (6.6 mmol/L) one or two hours after a meal. Most normal ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Blood sugar: Mean level is 5.5mmol/l or 100mg./dl. , although it fluctuates during the day where it rises after meals. The normal fasting level is 70-100 mg./dl. I... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Under 180mg: Blood sugar leevels go up after eating but typically remain under the threshold level of 180mg, above which kidney can not handle the sugar which begi... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Normal glucose range: Fasting: 65-99 mg/dl, 2-hours following a meal: < 140 mg/dl.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Diet and exercise: Eating a well balanced diet with a low glycemic index and regular aerobic exercise will help in keeping glucose in the normal range. If you have pre-... Read More