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Diabetes2 acceptable fasting and after meal blood sugars?

Diabetes2 acceptable fasting and  after meal  blood sugars?

Diabetes Control: Fasting under 100 is normal, treated under 120 is pretty good, over 140 not so good. 2 hours after meals normal is 140 to 150 and good control is the same , add 10-20 or so. Many people manage looser but i try to get better control without risking low blood sugars which can be very bad so be careful and work with your doctor closely. ...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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After delivery blood sugar levels?

After delivery blood sugar levels?

In general will drop: Immediately after delivery, the placental hormones drop. This causes a sharp decrease in the need for insulin. Unfortunately, Insulin levels are not as quick to drop. This relative increase in Insulin levels causes blood glucose levels to drop after delivery. ...Read more

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Can eating just sweets cause low blood sugar levels after the spike?

No: There is no such thing as post meal hypoglycemia. Your body protects you against such things unless you are on diabetes medication. Don't get your medical information from friend, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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How high is normal blood sugar 1 hour after meal?

How high is normal blood sugar 1 hour after meal?

Depends on what you : If you are diabetic it should be <140 if you are in excellent control. ...Read more

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Baseline & fasting blood sugar is always normal. Blood sugar drops to 45/55 about an hour After eating a sugary meal. Is this dangerous?

 Baseline & fasting blood sugar is always normal. Blood sugar drops to 45/55 about an hour After eating a sugary meal. Is this dangerous?

Reactive hypoglycemi: This sounds like reactive hypoglycemia, essentially an overreaction of the pancreas to a large load of ingested sugar. This can usually be controlled by eating smaller meals more frequently and by limiting simple sugars, replacing them with complex carbohydrates and fiber. If symptoms persist despite this management, see doctor for blood testing for insulin levels and such. ...Read more

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Can blood sugar level rise after introducing insulin?

Can blood sugar level rise after introducing insulin?

No: Insulin specifically lowers blood sugar. The only other thing to do that is physical activity. Your diabetes may worsen over time, or your weight may increase -- both of which can lead to higher blood sugars. ...Read more

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Is smoking during fasting hours before fasting blood test increases the blood sugar in the test?

It shouldn't: Smoking a cigarette before a blood test should not increase your sugar level. Thus, i would discuss with your doctor why your sugar was elevated as this may be the first sign of diabetes. Good luck! ...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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Help! Is getting a 3.2 blood sugar level before breakfast bad?

Help! Is getting a 3.2 blood sugar level before breakfast bad?

Unclear info: Please provide the complete result with the units of measure. What you provided is not consistent with the usual measure in the USA. ...Read more

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What causes my fasting blood sugar to be high the day after exercising?

What causes my fasting blood sugar to be high the day after exercising?

Check it out: Exercise has a number of great health benefits. It improves your strength, lowers your blood pressure and improves endurance. For diabetics, exercise is a great way to control high blood glucose levels, according to the american diabetes association. Regular exercise can keep blood glucose levels lower for up to a day or more after a workout. ...Read more

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Low blood sugar without taking my insulin, normal?

Low blood sugar without taking my insulin, normal?

Depends: How low is low? And are you exercising or taking pills as exercise can lower bs independent of Insulin and pills/meds can have effect also. ...Read more

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Recently blood glucose of 109 two hours after eating (postprandial)?

Recently blood glucose of 109 two hours after eating (postprandial)?

That would be normal: If from a vein, finger-sticks aren't fully accurate. 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. Two hour post meal should be less than 130-140, and any glucose >200 at any time suggests diabetes. An a1c >6% is also suggests diabetes. ...Read more

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Why the fasting sugar 135 and after food 120?

Why the fasting sugar 135 and after food 120?

Fasting glucose: A fasting blood test is not used to diagnose diabetes (d) today. It is diagnosed by a hemoglobin a1c test (h). Your fasting glucose being elevated suggests that you have glucose intolerance. You should see an endocrinologist and have a h test done to see if you have either d or pre-diabetes. If you're overweight you should try to reduce your weight and carbohydrate intake and exercise more. ...Read more

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In a non diabetic is a blood sugar of 62 normal after exercising?

Getting low: While it can vary from person to person, blood sugar readings under 60 may be hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). People can become symptomatic with shakiness, feelings of extreme hunger, weakness, and lightheadedness. This is probably not related to diabetes or no diabetes. Some medications can mask symptoms of low blood sugar, namely beta blockers (which can be used for situational anxiety). ...Read more

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What causes my fasting blood sugar to be high the day after exercising?

Check it out: Exercise has a number of great health benefits. It improves your strength, lowers your blood pressure and improves endurance. For diabetics, exercise is a great way to control high blood glucose levels, according to the american diabetes association. Regular exercise can keep blood glucose levels lower for up to a day or more after a workout. ...Read more