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Can Eating Chocolate Just Before A Blood Test Affect The Result For My Blood Sugar Levels
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
I've been very thirsty at night for the last 2 wks. My non-fasting blood test had blood sugar level of 98. What could cause night thirst ?
Dehydration?: Seeing that your blood sugar seems normal, this could be dehydration. Do you drink fluids during the day? Being in the hot weather can easily dehydrate us, and we need to keep up with out fluids throughout the day. This thirst may represent your brain's hint that you're dehydrated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The past two days, while vacationing in hot country. I Been feeling very thirsty. Took a blood test one year ago, blood sugar level was normal. ?
What was true: a year ago is nit necessaeiky the case today. Repeat the test ...Read more
I need a blood test to check blood sugar levels, but I weigh only 101. I read to give blood you must weigh at least 110. Is a blood test safe for me?
I was wondering does the comprehensive metabolic panel blood test also test for blood sugar levels?
• 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Graves Disease,blood test shows blood sugar level border high. not o'weight,gluten free,dairy free.So thirsty,frequent urination,tired. T 2 diabetes?
Grave's Dis & sugar: 37 F Graves Disease,blood test shows blood sugar level border high. not o'weight,gluten free,dairy free.So thirsty,frequent urination,tired. T 2 diabetes? ANS: Graves can interfere with glucose metabolism and lead to what looks like T2DM. So ask your Grave's Dr.s down there. ...Read more
I went to the dr. Today. My last blood test said i was hypoglycemic at the time. I do have symptoms, when i've checked my blood sugar it's normal?
Blood sugar levels: Vary somewhat throughout the day; elevations may be expected after a meal but should return to normal within a couple hours. If u experience low sugar symptoms & readings between meals, may be in early stages of diabetes. Can try eating 6 or more minimeals a day (protein, good fats, low glycemic carbs) & avoid sugary foods & drinks, which raise bs rapidly & allow levels to drop rapidly. C doc. ...Read more
Went to ER been having fevers around 102 said prob viral, blood test showed my blood sugar was 170 only thing i had in hours was a gatorade scared?
Repeat test: Sorry you're sick! Any interpretation of that result depends on how soon after the gatorade the test was taken, Also, no one diagnoses a disease on the basis of one test (in most cases). The test should be repeated when you are better. Also, being sick can effect it and everything may be fine later, unless the docs told you something else that makes them worried. Follow-up with your doc. ...Read more
From my blood test, my blood sugar (ad rendum) is 78 mg%. My doc didn't say anything about it, but i read an article said 'fuctional hypoglycemia'.?
If my glucose test shows my blood sugar is normal but insulin blood test shows i'm insulin resistant, should I ask for a second opinion?
Hi does Powerade cause high sugar before a blood test because my blood test results came back at my sugar level was 115 h should i worry?
High glucose: means you need to manage your glucose level better. I don't know what is in Powereade but many of those drinks are loaded w/sugar. Consider switching to lemon water. Please see your doc. He/she may give you a A1c test which measures your glucose over 3-4 months rather than one moment in time. Peace and good health. ...Read more
i am 29 years old man , my blood test result (alt sgpt) is 51. How can I reduce my level, i don't have pressur/sugar/cholestrol. ?
Not very abnormal.: There is no way to "lower" liver enzyme levels when they are barely elevated. One should always take care to avoid liver toxins such as alcohol and tylenol (acetaminophen) in excess. You should redraw your liver tests agian in a month to see if everything is back to normal. If your levels remain mildly elevated, it might make sense to screen you for the usual culprits, fatty liver and hepatitis b and c. ...Read more
I'm an extremely fit and healthly person, who is a track athlete. Blood test results showed that my h1c is at 5.9, which seemed high and alarming (normal is 4 - 5.7). My 12 hr fasting level was excellent and I do limit my sugar intake. My mother is dia
Not to arlam: You are probably aware to the fact that you have a risk factor to become diabetic, but this does not necesarily mean you will become one , you should continue doing the excercise, have a healthy diet, avoid soft drinks, pastries, keep a healthy weight and have a regular check up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For 2 yrs now I have been feeling over heated and when I test my blood sugar levels it's at 80-89 sometimes lower I feel shaky do I have diabetes ?
I am iron deficient. My blood sugar levels came back okay on tests; but I feel shaky/lightheaded after a difficult workout. Why is this? Dangerous?
I'm urinating frequently but my blood sugar levels and kidney tests are all normal. What else could cause frequent urination?
Frequent urination: Diabetes mellitus & urinary tract infections are common causes of frequent urination. Latter is associated w/painful urgent urination. Some medications, like diuretics, can do this. Caffeine & alcohol are non-prescription diuretics! overactive bladder can lead to frequent urination. Diabetes insipidus is another cause. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/diabetes-insipidus/ds00799. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you advise if i had my blood sugar level test done (gluco meter) a weekand sugar increased my sugar level before the test?
Re check: It is possible you have or are pre diabetic. ...Read more
Fasting blood sugar level was 110. Typically in mid 90s. Was nervous/anxious just prior to test. Could this cause a spike? At home I'm always ~82.
Calibration?: Cortisol has been associated with stress & blood sugar; however, the variations are relatively small & can fluctuate throughout the day. Similar to blood pressure readings, which may rise in the doctors office due to stress, a blood sugar reading in the office should be checked more than once, & taken in context, when deciding to treat it. A hemoglobin A1C can show 3 month average blood sugar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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