Rated 5.0/5 based on 10 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Blood Sugar Levels Chart For Children

Share
1

1
My age is 56 and my blood sugar level is around 200 after taking tablet galvus met 50/850 mg twice a day, please advice me how do i manage it??

My age is 56 and my blood sugar level is around 200 after taking tablet galvus met 50/850 mg twice a day, please advice me how do i manage it??

What's A1c?: Hi. Not enough information. We need to know your A1c stably on that regimen for 3-4 months. However, with at least some of your sugars around 200, there's a good chance your control is suboptimal and you are at a higher risk of long term complications. There are many wonderful new diabetes drugs available. At your age with so much of life ahead, you'll want the A1c in the low 6's for the long haul ...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

Dr. Eric Orwoll
Board Certified, Endocrinology
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
2

2
A blood sugar level of 1000 requires you to have IV dextrose, why?

A blood sugar level of 1000 requires you to have IV dextrose, why?

IV insulin: A diabetic whose glu is 1000 is usually someone who is very ill and in the hospital, and this person will likely get IV insulin. Dextrose is glucose, and would not be given. However, once the Insulin lowers the glucose to about 150-200 the hospital doctors may want to continue the Insulin but then give extra glucose with the Insulin to reverse the abnormal metabolic condition, the acidosis. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Orwoll
Board Certified, Endocrinology
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
Once
Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
Daily
Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
Once
4

4
Went to ER with 102 fever for days my blood sugar level was 170 im freaking out?

Went to ER with 102 fever for days my blood sugar level was 170 im freaking out?

Random sugar high?: I saw that you took gatorade before you took the test. Any stressful condition can cause high sugar /low sugar levels. The steroids released to cope up with physical stress like fever/pain/emotional stress can temporarily make the blood sugar high. After the fever settles down, after you become better overall, after a wk or so from now,get your fasting blood sugar checked. Any family h/o Diabetes? ...Read more

6

6
Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Eat complex carbohydrates with protein
Once
Eat before you feel tired or nauseous
Once
Have glucose available if blood sugar is too low
Once
Board Certified, Endocrinology
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
9

9
Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Eat breakfast within 30 minutes of waking up
in the morning
Eat small high-protein meals / snacks of 125 cal
every 3 hours
Eat lunch on a regular schedule
daily
Eat an extra snack before exercise (100 cal)
once
10

10
• 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?

•	 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

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
2,438 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

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Eric Orwoll
Board Certified, Endocrinology
0 people helped
Continue
65,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook