A 33-year-old member asked:

How bad is 460 for blood glucose reading?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Out of control: Treat the person, not the number -- but this is a blood glucose that reflects serious troubles. This may herald ketoacidosis or hyperosmolar nonketotic coma, or just mean somebody's really not got the diabetes under good control.
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