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A 33-year-old member asked:

my grandpa is also diabetic and my blood sugar level was 86mg, is that normal without fasting?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
Can be: It may be normal for you a diabetic would feel weak at 86 but a non diabetic probably goes to the 80's several times a day

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Non-diabetic with a blood sugar reading of 234 about half-hour after eating candyshould I be scared?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Candy and blood test: Not yet. But if the blood sugar is above 99 at 2 hours, or a fasting blood sugar is above 99 the you should be worried and call your doctor. Meanwhile you should get checkups and maintain a healthy live style.
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What are the "normal", (non-diabetic) blood sugar ranges, if tested before and after meals?

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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Normal Fasting 65-99: For fasting blood sugars, the exact range will vary from lab to lab, but in general 65-99 is considered normal. For someone without diabetes, blood sugar 2 hr after meals should be < 140.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Is it considered "pre-diabetic" if your blood sugar ever goes over 140?

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Dr. David Geffner
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Perhaps: It depends on whether it was obtained fasting or 2 hours after eating.
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A 24-year-old male asked:

Could i be diabetic with blood sugar fasting level 97 ?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Diabetes: One number alone without other testing tells us nothing here on this app. Diabetes is a complex disease process. If you are on medication and get a normal blood sugar then the medicine is probably working. But, the real test is the hemoglobin a1c to see what your average blood sugar over a three month window looks like.
A 49-year-old member asked:

What is a normal morning non-diabetic blood sugar reading?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
65-100: If drawn from a vein and processed by a lab. Finger sticks are less accurate and more variable. See diabetes.Org for more info.

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