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my blood glucose has been slowly climbing from 87mg/dl to 116mg/dl. should i be worried?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
Not yet: At 120 its more worrysome. Its important to diet loose weight, exercise, cut out sugary treats, pies cakes, high carb meals,

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A 21-year-old member asked:

What should my goals be for blood glucose levels?

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Dr. David Geffner
Endocrinology 54 years experience
See below:: For diabetics your age: fasting 80-100 bedtime < 140 2hr after eating < 140 a1c < 7.0% (some off Insulin would set it at <6.5).
A 29-year-old member asked:

How can I increase my blood glucose levels if I have to fast?

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Glucose infusion: You could infuse glucose via an iv. If your fast allows it, you can drink a sugary beverage. If you are fasting for a particular medical test, check with your doctor to see what is permissible.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What could happen if your blood glucose levels get too high?

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Diabetes: Chronically high blood glucose is the cause of diabetes.
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A 33-year-old male asked:

What is a normal blood glucose ?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Fasting 99 or less: Before breakfast [fasting sugar] should be 70-99. When your fasting sugar is 100-125, you have trouble handling sugar [pre-diabetes]. 126 or more is diabetes [if more than once]. A normal random blood sugar - any time of the day - is low to mid 100's. When your sugar is 69 or less, you can have low sugar signs like dizziness, sweating, rapid heart rate.
A 47-year-old member asked:

How do you test your blood glucose?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Glucometer: Using a meter which reads sugar levels from blood, a glucometer, patients will prick a finger with a special lancing device to get a drop of blood on a test strip which goes into the glucometer.

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