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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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Have Afib, and on Crestor (rosuvastatin) 5mg, and xarelto. Fasting blood work show diabetes, will changing stains lower blood sugar?

Have Afib, and on Crestor (rosuvastatin) 5mg, and xarelto. Fasting blood work show diabetes, will changing stains lower blood sugar?

No: Most of statins may cause a slight increase in blood sugar. However benefits of statin in lowering risk for heart disease in the presence of Diabetes is far superior to the slight increase in blood sugar. ...Read more

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Relation between rosuvastatin and blood sugar level.

See details: Statins can occaional cause blood sugars to rise. It is not all that common but your sugars should be monitored along with other tests while you are on a statin. ...Read more

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What should my blood glucose/ blood sugar be at?

70-99mg/dl fasting: Normal blood sugars are between 70-100mg/dl when you are in a fasting state (at least 8hrs). Diabetes is present when the number hits 126mg/dl in the fasting state. When the sugars fall in between these ranges (100-125), this would be considered impaired fasting glucose or pre-diabetes (borderline diabetes). ...Read more

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Will 4 grams of sugar affect fasting blood glucose?

Do you have diabetes: If you have diabetes the more sugar you take the higher your blood sugar is likely to be. If you don't have diabetes it is likely that 4 grams of sugar won't affect your diabetes. Why are you taking 4 grams of sugar? Are you really weighing it? ...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?

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

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Rosuvastatin (Definition)

Rosuvastatin is a HMG-CoA enzyme blocker which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid ...Read more


Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Crestor (Definition)

Crestor is a HMG-CoA enzyme blocker which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid ...Read more