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at what blood sugar level should i go to e.r.?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Don't treat numbers: If your physician has not given you a specific number (which would be very high), don't visit the er unless you know you are seriously sick. Your physician has told you how to detect ketoacidosis, nonketotic hyperglycemia, and problematic hypoglycemia (it's most important you learn to manage this last one on your own.).

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How often is your blood sugar checked during an ogtt?

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Usually...: Fasting and hourly thereafter for 5 hours.
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What is a normal blood sugar level to have 2 hours after eating?

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What should I eat to raise my blood sugar level?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
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Imple sugars in liqu: Lich as thce but any real fruit juice is loaded with sugar and is absorbed rapidly. There are also a number of products such as glucose tabs. That can be utilized. In severe hypoglycemia an injectable medicine called glucagon may be utilized.Caution with glucagon it can rarely cause severe elevation of blood pressure.
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What are some healthy, holistic ways to lower blood sugar?

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Healthy lifestyle: Healthy diet, exercise, quality sleep will help. Your doctor needs to determine with you if you might also need medication.
A 38-year-old member asked:

I am 82 years. My blood sugar level is fasting 79 and after meals 219. What is the cause of this wide gap?

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Dr. Wm. Marcus Spurlock
Preventive Medicine 40 years experience
Insulin issues: It may be that you are having trouble producing enough Insulin right after a meal to control the blood sugar. But it eventually corrects. Therefore, do not eat large meals and do not eat a diet high in starches or sweets. You do not want to overtax your pancreas because that might push you into full fledge diabetes!

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