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Dr. Patrick Connor
34 years experience Emergency Medicine
Excellent: It appears that you keep diabetes under excellent control Do you check your Hemoglobin A1C yearly.

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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
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.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Blood sugar level: It depends whether it is fasting or non-fasting. The upper limit of normal for a fasting blood glucose is 99 mg. After food or juice intake, 130 mg m ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
25 years experience Family Medicine
Blood sugar: 20 years old person blood sugar level should be bet 70-110.
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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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
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
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