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Not diabetic. checked blood in morning. ranges are 78-90. is it normal for my blood sugar reading to not raise very much? sometimes goes down right after a meal. will it keep going down? or balance.

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Family practice : Why are you checking your blood sugars. Do you have any symptoms? It would matter how or if you treat the low bs 's. You should have an Insulin level. Eat less carbohydrates and more protein with your diet.

Answered 1/8/2015

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Dr. Victor Bonuel answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Don't worry much!: The body has natural mechanisms to compensate for low or high blood. Check out these links. http://abcnews.go.com/m/story?id=3812946&ref=http%3a%2f%2fsearch.yahoo.com%2fmobile%2fs%3frewrite%3d72%26.tsrc%3dapple%26first%3d1%26p%3dnormal%2bblood%2bsugar%2brange%26pintl%3den%26pcarrier%3dat%2526t%26pmcc%3d310%26pmnc%3d410%26fr%3donesearch.

Answered 12/9/2013

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Normal: That is normal remember the accuracy of most home blood glucose machines is 20 points plus or minus so a reading of 80 could be 100 or 60 and still be statistically the same.

Answered 10/9/2013

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