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What is a healthy blood sugar after eating?

What is a healthy blood sugar after eating?

70-120: would be ideal. It may go a bit higher but as long as it comes right down into this range it is fine ...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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My blood sugar after eating a apple was at 126 is that good?

My blood sugar after eating a apple was at 126 is that good?

hard to judge: Your glucose level after a meal varies with what you ate, how fast, the speed of your GI tract at digestion, etc. It is hard to comment on that value, although i would not think an apple would get you to 126. If you are testing your sugars because you have diabetes, or are worried about diabetes, best to check fasting and pre-meal, and also follow your a1c. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to lower my blood sugar after eating a bunch of candy?

Can you suggest how to lower my blood sugar after eating a bunch of candy?

If you don't: Have diabetes, your body will do it for you. If you have diabetes, it will gradually return to it's prior levels. The only way to solve this problem is not to start eating the candy in the first place. Otherwise, there is nothing you need to do. ...Read more

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What are the normal blood sugar ranges after eating?

If it's a: Lab draw, not a finger-stick, it should be less than 130 in two hours. Check w/diabetes.Org for more info or your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the causes of low blood sugar even after eating?

Needs evaluation: I assume you do not have diabetes or are on a diabetic medication. The first thing to do is to check your sugar when you think it may be low. Most people who think they have low sugar because of various symptoms, do not actually have a low sugar causing those symptoms. Occasionally one can have reactive hypoglycemia, where eating something sweet can cause a low sugar a few hours later. ...Read more

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Why is my blood sugar low after eating?

Why is my blood sugar low after eating?

What did you eat?: If your blood sugar is confirmed low within a few hours of a meal, it often suggests that a high sugar or starchy meal was ingested without protein. It is commonly seen in the teenage girl who only eats chips and sugared soda for lunch and in people with Insulin resistance who may have diabetes or prediabetes. Also ifpatients take too much Insulin or don't eat enough protein after taking insulin. ...Read more

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