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Can hemodialysis affect blood glucose level?

Can hemodialysis affect blood glucose level?

Hemodialysis: Hemodialysis really should not affect your blood sugars. Insulin will last longer in your blood stream as kidneys fail so often Insulin requirements decrease with worsening kidney function. Peritoneal dialysis (where the fluid uses is high is dextrose aka sugar) can raise blood sugar levels. ...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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How can I measure my own blood glucose level?

How can I measure my own blood glucose level?

Needs education: Someone expert needed to show you practically and ask you to do it in front of him/her. Attending diabetic classes with education is very helpful. Also machines are different and education on each of those can be different. ...Read more

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Can you please define high blood glucose level?

Can you please define high blood glucose level?

Anything above norma: Anything above normal. Diabetes is diagnosed by a glucose above 200 at any time or situation; a fasting (no food for 8 hours or more) greater than 100; a two hour post-meal glucose greater than 130-140. All of these are blood drawn in a lab, not finger sticks. An hba1c test of 6.5 or greater is also diagnostic for diabetes. For more info go to diabetes.Org. ...Read more

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What does a blood glucose level of 93% indicate?

What does a blood glucose level of 93% indicate?

Hba1c: If you're referring to a hba1c of 9.3% this is compatible with poorly controlled diabetes. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are proven ways to lower blood glucose level?

What are proven ways to lower blood glucose level?

Seriously?: Exercise, eating less sugars and overall eating less carbohydrates. Simple as that. Burn the sugars you eat and eat less sugars. ...Read more

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Is a resting blood glucose level of 115 bad?

Is a resting blood glucose level of 115 bad?

No: It depends on the time the blood sugar was checked after your meal. Normal blood sugar in a non diabetic should be between 70 - 100mg/dl and 1 to 2 hours after a meal should be less than 100. Morning levels should also be below 100mg/dl ...Read more

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Can death result from low blood glucose level?

Can death result from low blood glucose level?

Yes : It isn't common, but it can happen particularly among those on anti diabetic agents, especially insulin. Certain metabolic disorders and specific hormone deficiencies can make some more prone to hypoglycemia. There are also other reasons. ...Read more

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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