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please describe the normal blood sugar level?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Blood sugar: Mean level is 5.5mmol/l or 100mg./dl. , although it fluctuates during the day where it rises after meals. The normal fasting level is 70-100 mg./dl. If not fasting, the level should not exceed 125 mg./dl. For diabetics, the level should be 70-130 fasting, or less than 180 after meals.
Answered on Jun 22, 2014
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