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Dr. Gail Clifford
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Abnormal Fasting Glucose (Overview)

Abnormal fasting glucose is a test result in which the blood glucose (blood sugar) level is high, usually above 100, in a blood sample taken in the morning after a person has fasted (not eaten or drank anything containing calories) overnight.


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Is non fasting glucose of 94 good?

Is non fasting glucose of 94 good?

Normal: Any random non fasting glucose of under 200 mg/dl is considered normal. Fasting blood sugars should be less than 126 mg/dl. ...Read more

Dr. Gail Clifford
14 doctors shared insights

Abnormal Fasting Glucose (Overview)

Abnormal fasting glucose is a test result in which the blood glucose (blood sugar) level is high, usually above 100, in a blood sample taken in the morning after a person has fasted (not eaten or drank anything containing calories) overnight.


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Managing Pregnancy Complications (Tip)

Managing Pregnancy Complications

Good control of your blood sugar will increase the chance that you and your baby will stay healthy! ...See more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
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Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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Can you tell me about diabetes symptoms, but normal fasting glucose?

Can you tell me about diabetes symptoms, but normal fasting glucose?

Variable: Some people will develop the neuropathy in their feet (burning, stinging) before their sugars become significantly abnormal. Often episodes of hypoglycemia (low sugars) precede overt diabetes. People who are developing type II DM will experience weight gain, fatigue, possibly increased minor infections. ...Read more

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I am scheduled fasting glucose & lipid panel blood work in the morning, will my morning dose of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) interfere with test ?

I am scheduled fasting glucose & lipid panel blood work  in the morning, will my morning dose of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) interfere with test ?

Should not: Unless specifically instructed to hold (/not take) your usual meds, should be ok to take. If you do not take the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) all the time / every day, could just as well pick that am for a "med holiday." either should be fine. ...Read more

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Managing Pregnancy Complications (Tip)

Managing Pregnancy Complications

Most important recommendations are good blood pressure and blood sugar control. ...See more

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Treating an Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Checklist)

Make healthy lifestyle choices
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Stop smoking and avoid second-hand smoke
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Avoid excessive amounts of caffeine and alcohol
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1 month ago fasting glucose 98, postpandrial 95.Today i just measure it with an apparat, i think 30mins after take juice and coffee.Was 165! too high?

1 month ago fasting glucose 98, postpandrial 95.Today i just measure it with an apparat, i think 30mins after take juice and coffee.Was 165! too high?

Equivacle: 30 minutes after a caloric intake, the number of 165 is not that severe. Follow-up with your doctor to be tested officially with fasting lab work and they can educate all about diabetes and how best to avoid it through exercise, diet and healthy living. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Having upper left sharp abdominal pain that comes and goes lasting seconds and showing mild ketones in urine. Fasting glucose test norm a month ago.

Having upper left sharp abdominal pain that comes and goes lasting seconds and showing mild ketones in urine. Fasting glucose test norm a month ago.

Probably nothing: +1 ketones in the urine seldom means anything beyond that you were hungry. Transient twinges are very common -- i'm betting this is texidor's, a knife-like pain that is worse when you breathe in, due (i think) to a fold in the lining membrane of a body cavity. ...Read more

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Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
2,569 doctors shared insights

Glucose (Definition)

Glucose is the basic sugar molecule and the source of energy throughout the living kingdom. We are programmed to easily detect it by taste in our foods as it is desirable but can be overdone with the modern diet. It gets out of control ...Read more