A 31-year-old female asked:
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im 28 weeks pregnant, i am not diagnosed with gestational diabetes neither i have preexisting diabetes,my fasting blood sugar is 81, is this normal?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
81: A fasting blood sugar of 81 is perfectly normal. If you are still worried please call your Obstetrician.
Answered on Aug 25, 2015
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Possible, but unlike: Blood sugars during pregnancy (unless you have diabetes) are generally lower not higher. They can go up with gestational diabetes, however or in someo ... Read More

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