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Can you please define normal blood glucose numbers three hours after eating?

Can you please define normal blood glucose numbers three hours after eating?

Fasting normal: 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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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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Had a fasting blood glucose test, had a tiny bit of oj before, could that have affected the numbers?

Had a fasting blood glucose test, had a tiny bit of oj before, could that have affected the numbers?

It was not fasting: Even small amount of oj means you were not fasting. Repeat the test without drinking any caloric beverage. U can drink plain water though. ...Read more

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1 hour after meal , Blood glucose was 137. Two hours later went up 141. the Third hour was 103. How bad is these numbers ?

1 hour after meal , Blood glucose was 137. Two hours later went up 141. the Third hour was 103. How bad is these numbers ?

Glucose intolerance : These numbers indicate your overweight has caused your insulin to become less effective after meals. Your blood sugar is slipping above normal after a meal indicating probable diabetes or at least Prediabetic state. This phenomena is reversible with behavior change. Try this physician developed program to help you Track and improve health behaviors. https://appsto.re/us/STRCY.i coupon code hodg ...Read more

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What is the glucose level in hypoglycemia and the blood pressure in hypotension ( please i want numbers ) ?

What is the glucose level in hypoglycemia and the blood pressure in hypotension ( please i want numbers ) ?

#s: Hypoglycemia is considered a blood sugar level of less than 70 mg/dl. Hypotension is less certain because different people have different blood pressure levels they consider normal. Officially, systolic blood pressures less than 90 mm hg would be considered hypotension. ...Read more

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If your blood glucose is 187 after eating ice cream does that means it type 2? Well i took my numbers and it read 187, took it a second later and it read 175, is that high does it means type 2

If your blood glucose is 187 after eating ice cream does that means it type 2? Well i took my numbers and it read 187, took it a second later and it read 175, is that high does it means type 2

Hello. : Hello. Normally your doctor will look at your blood sugar levels after you have been fasting to help determine if you have diabetes. This is because peoples blood sugar elevates when we take in sugar in our diet. This result does not mean you are diabetic. ...Read more

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Why wont my blood glucose number go above 100?

Why wont my blood glucose number go above 100?

You're normal : That means your pancreas is healthy and is making the appropriate amount of Insulin and your muscles and liver are responding appropriately. ...Read more

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 if my blood glucose number is so important, how do I control it?

 if my blood glucose number is so important, how do I control it?

Take your medication: If you have diabetes the best way to maintain normal blood sugars is to take your medications as prescribed. Following a prescribed diet regimen and engaging in regular exercise are also helpful. If you do not have diabetes, then keeping your body weight normal for your age and maintaining an active lifestyle with a healthy diet can help prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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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