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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?

•	 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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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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I smoke rarely, every few days i would have one. Would i be able to keep a good blood glucose/sugar level if i just have just one cigarette?

I smoke rarely, every few days i would have one. Would i be able to keep a good blood glucose/sugar level if i just have just one cigarette?

Your blood: Sugar depends upon thousands of things, most of which you cannot control. You can, however, control diet, exercise, risk factors, medication, monitoring, glucose control etc. Smoking is one of those thing you an also control. It's not up to me to tell you how much you can get away with before you have trouble, because it's impossible to state with certainty. Your choice. I can't give permission. ...Read more

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What is making my vision blur? Its worse when i eat sugar or blood glucose goes below 5.0mmol but is sometimes blurred when glucose level is good.Idea

What is making my vision blur? Its worse when i eat sugar or blood glucose goes below 5.0mmol but is sometimes blurred when glucose level is good.Idea

Fluctuating glucose: Patients with fluctuating blood sugar levels often have fluctuations in vision. It could be simply that, something like latent hyperopia and need for glasses, or something more serious. You need a good eye exam to diagnose. Diabetics need to be seen annually at the least. ...Read more

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My blood sugar level is 455 what medication should I take and for how long pl suggest diet chart also for me?

My blood sugar level is 455 what medication should I take and for how long pl suggest diet chart also for me?

See your doctor!: You need to see your doctor immediately and get an individualized regimen of education, diet, exercise, medication and prevention. Your blood sugar is much too high. There is no way to tell you what medication and/or diet you need without seeing you in person. ...Read more

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What can happen when my blood sugar level has reached over 600?

What can happen when my blood sugar level has reached over 600?

It depends...: If you are type1, then this is approaching danger--diabtetic ketoacidosis..Seek care asap. If type 2 and you have very high sugar regularly, you dont need emergency care, but definitely consult with your doc asap to help with safely lower your sugar and better manage your diabetes. If you have dizziness, blurry vision, weakness, nausea, excessive urination, thirst etc..Call ems.. Asap. ...Read more

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How can exercise help me to lower my blood sugar level?

How can exercise help me to lower my blood sugar level?

Two ways.: Short-term, exercise causes more blood to go to the muscles to deliver oxygen. This results in more glucose going to the muscles as well, so exercise lowers blood sugar during exercise & for ~2 hr after. Long-term, resistance exercise (lifting weights) helps build more muscle mass. More muscle mass means more tissue to clear glucose from the blood after a meal, even if you're not exercising then. ...Read more

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What does a blood sugar level of 470 mean?

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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What is the effect of your blood sugar level on vision?

What is the effect of your blood sugar level on vision?

Blurry vision: Fluctuation blood sugars can result in a change in the vision. The vision may become blurry because if the sugars are high excess sugar moves into the lens of the eye and water follows, and the lens will change shape. It can take several months for the vision to stabilize once the blood sugars are under control. ...Read more

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