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Is 130 blood sugar level normal for a child?

Is 130 blood sugar level normal for a child?

Blood sugar level: It depends whether it is fasting or non-fasting. The upper limit of normal for a fasting blood glucose is 99 mg. After food or juice intake, 130 mg may not be high. ...Read more

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


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What are good average levels for blood sugar and cholesterol for adults?

What are good average levels for blood sugar and cholesterol for adults?

As Below: Fasting normal blood sugar 70-100. 101 to 125 prediabetic. Above 126 is called diabetic random blood sugar above 140 is diabetic. Total cholesterol200 ldl is bad cholesterol below 100 is normal hdl is good cholesterol 40-50 is normal triglycerides less than 150 is normal. ...Read more

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Can Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS) be used for short-term monitoring of blood sugar level?

Can Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS) be used for short-term monitoring of blood sugar level?

FBS: I presume you have type 1 diabetes given your age. My apologies if your doctor has said you have type 2 diabetes and he is correct. Very unlikely unless you are substantially overweight. You should check your blood sugar almost all day if you have type 1 diabetes. There is excellent safe equipment for continuous blood sugar control. Can you please give me some more information about your diabetes. ...Read more

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What is the average blood sugar level of a non-diabetic toddler?

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What is the average blood sugar level of a non-diabetic toddler?

60-100: Normal blood glucose level for toddler ranges from 60 to 100 mg per dl. ...Read more

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Normal blood glucose levels for an average perso n is approximately 90mg/100ml. What is the bgl for a person with diabetes mellitus?

Normal blood glucose levels for an average perso n is approximately 90mg/100ml. What is the bgl for a person with diabetes mellitus?

Same!!!: You want to aim for fasting levels of 90 or below and post meals of 120 or less. Anything above that will eventually cause damage to the body. Since this contrl is very difficult we try to aim for less than 200 after meals and about 100-105 fasting. Problem is that it still causes damage and close control may bottom out your blood sugar levels that is also a medical emergency. ...Read more

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Is 124.2 mg/dl a normal blood sugar level for a 17 years old girl?

Is 124.2 mg/dl a normal blood sugar level for a 17 years old girl?

Depends: Hi. There are different normal ranges for glucose for fasting and for post-challenge (similar to after a meal, but the "challenge" glucose is 75 grams liquid glucose). 124 mg/dl is not normal for fasting, but would be normal after a meal (or 75 gram glucose challenge). Eat healthy and exercise regularly for life! ...Read more

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What are the healthy blood sugar ranges for children with diabetes?

What are the healthy blood sugar ranges for children with diabetes?

Ideally less than150: But as you know very hard to achieve. But that was not the question you asked. Normal blood stars should not be below 60 though most children will have reactions far above this number because they are used to living too hogh. A low blood sugar reaction is not caused by a number but how rapidly the blood sugar drops do a child may have a reaction at a number of 100 if they were really high before. ...Read more

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What's the average fasting blood glucose range for a type 2 diabetic?

What's the average fasting blood glucose range for a type 2 diabetic?

Normal below 100: The normal blood glucose range is the same in a diabetic patient as in anyone else - below 100. This is the goal that we generally aim for in treating patients. Often, however, patients blood sugars will be higher than this. ...Read more

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What are good average levels for blood sugar?

What are good average levels for blood sugar?

Diabetic vs Non diab: If you are not diabetic your average blood sugar is about 90-95 (includes fasting and non-fasting). If you are a diabetic keeping your average between 100 to 140 means you are doing a good job. ...Read more

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What is the accepted blood sugar level for a dm patient?

What is the accepted blood sugar level for a dm patient?

Close to normal leve: Closer to normal the better. The target should be a fasting blood sugar level between 100mg to 120mg. Any levels above 140- 150mg would be a suboptimal control. ...Read more

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How high can blood sugar go 45 min after an average meal to stay in the normal range when my fasting blood sugar and long term blood sugar are low?

How high can blood sugar go 45 min after an average meal to stay in the normal range when my fasting blood sugar and long term blood sugar are low?

About 140: Any blood sugar at any time over 200 (two episodes) is diagnosed as Diabetes. Normal level for fasting is under 100. There is no standard, per se, for 45 minutes after an "average meal," but I would not like to see the number higher than the normals for a glucose tolerance test for sure. Glucose tolerance test is "normal" under 140. ...Read more

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What is a normal/average blood sugar level?

What is a normal/average blood sugar level?

65-100: 65-100 when drawn out of a vein while fasting. Various authorities have different "normal" levels. There are, however, no exact cut-offs, it's all a continuium. See diabetes.Org for more into. ...Read more

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Do doctors recommend medicines to increase sugar levels in a diabetic patient whose sugar level drops?

Do doctors recommend medicines to increase sugar levels in a diabetic patient whose sugar level drops?

Glucagon: Glucagon is a medication that can be given in an emergency to bring up blood sugars if a diabetic is unconscious and unable to take something by mouth. If blood sugars are dropping excessively in a diabetic it means a change has to be made in medication to avoid hypoglycemia to begin with. That is far more desirable than taking medication to bring it up once it is too low. ...Read more

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Is a level of 3.5 blood sugar normal?

If in mmol: Not mg/dl. A blood sugar of 3.5 mg/dl would be fatal. If mmol, just x by 18 = 63, and normal. ...Read more

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Recently blood glucose levels for non fasting males?

Normal fasting: 65-105 when drawn out of a vein while fasting. Various authorities have different "normal" levels. There are, however, no exact cut-offs, it's all a continuium. Finger sticks are not accurate enough for diagnosis. Two hour post meal should be less than 130-140, and any glucose >200 at any time suggests diabetes. An a1c >6% is also suggestive and needs further evaluation. See diabetes.Org for info. ...Read more

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How often should a diabetic patient measure blood glucose level??

Glucose: Patients on short acting insulin often check their sugar 4 times a day, while patients who use oral medications check less often. Patients whose A1c levels who are at goal may not need frequent checks. Be careful if any of your medications can cause hypoglycemia since this would require more frequent checks. ...Read more

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• I am diabetic since 5 years,for the last 5 years my fasting blood glucose in between 125-134 mg/dL and my blood sugar level two hours after eati?

No specific question: The fasting blood sugar results you are providing do indeed point to diabetes. Are you under the care of a physician and being treated for the diabetes? If you are on medication I would advise that you follow up with your physician to discuss your results. Heed the lifestyle advice that your doctor gives you, changing your diet and exercising will greatly affect you long term outcome. ...Read more

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What is a normal/average blood sugar level?

65-100: 65-100 when drawn out of a vein while fasting. Various authorities have different "normal" levels. There are, however, no exact cut-offs, it's all a continuium. See diabetes.Org for more into. ...Read more

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What is the average blood sugar level for a non-diabetic?

70-100: Average blood sugar should be in the 70-100 range for a normal individual. ...Read more

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What is the average blood sugar level of a non-diabetic toddler?

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60-100: Normal blood glucose level for toddler ranges from 60 to 100 mg per dl. ...Read more

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Is a blood sugar level of 111 in the evening healthy or average?

Is a blood sugar level of 111 in the evening healthy or average?

It depends pre/post: It depends what time the blood sugar is taken.If it is taken pre meal at least 8 hours after your last meal than it is little high, but if it is after meal than it is ok.You should check blood sugar after overnight fasting first thing in the morning and 2 hours after a meal. ...Read more

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Fasting blood sugar level is 6.3. The 3 month average test is normal. Does this mean I am pre diabetic?

Impaired: This is called "impaired fasting glucose", and statistically you have a higher than average chance of getting diabetes, hence the term "pre-diabetes". But now is the time to do something about it: weight loss, exercise, healthy living. You can reverse this. ...Read more

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What is a healthy blood sugar level?

What is a healthy blood sugar level?

Blood sugar: fating 60-100. 101-125 is elevated over 126 is considered diabetic. ...Read more

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How to raise your blood sugar level?

How to raise your blood sugar level?

Sugar: Hi. Are you talking about diabetes and treating hypoglycemia? I hate to guess. Insulin therapy is the BIG risk for hypoglycemia. But as you would imagine (and your doctor should have told you), treat low sugar with sugar. If you're very low but conscious, use liquid sugar (e.g., juice, sugar soda). If you're unconscious, someone can give you glucagon or call paramedics. Good luck and be safe! ...Read more

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Is 351 a dangerous blood sugar level?

Is 351 a dangerous blood sugar level?

In the long term: Hi. If you run sugars in that range in the long term, then of course it's dangerous...to your eyes, kidneys, nerves, blood vessels, infection risk, amputation risk, etc. Fortunately, in the short term, it's not the least bit dangerous. If you have insulin, it's very easy to treat. If you don't, you should get some! Good luck! ...Read more

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How I can reduce my blood sugar level?

Elevated glucose: Watching simple carbs and doing more physical exercise would help. However if these measures are not enough, one may need medications if glucose stays significantly elevated especially in diabetics. ...Read more

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Best drug to control blood sugar level?

Best way lower sugar: Exercise, and low carbohydrate diet. Eating a low sugar and low calorie diet combined with regular moderate exercise is the absolute first thing to do to lower one's sugars. Then medication is determined based upon your blood sugar and health history. ...Read more

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What is blood sugar level supposed to be?

What is blood sugar level supposed to be?

Blood sugar: Blood sugar (a test for diabetes) can be measured at various times. A fasting blood sugar should be less than 100 mg/dl, and a blood sugar taken randomly should not exceed 200 mg/dl. Blood sugar 2 hours after a meal should be less than 140. If you think you have high blood sugar, you should see your doctor for a blood draw. ...Read more

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My blood sugar level is 162 is that good?

Goal is: 90-130 am, 90-150 2-4 hours after eating without any numbers <80. ...Read more

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What does a blood sugar level of 470 mean?

Way to high: You need to see your doctor pronto and get this under control It is likely you will require insulin with a level like this. I would immediately start cutting out carbs, sugars regular sodas, cakes etc and get to the doctor! You are at risk for stroke, blindness kidney failure and so on ...Read more

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Help! Is 291 a dangerous blood sugar level?

Help! Is 291 a dangerous blood sugar level?

Yes, but not: immediately. If your random blood sugar is 291, you are almost certainly a diabetic and should seek care to avoid further damage to your health. ...Read more