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Fasting blood sugar test =100 ( in the lab not finger stick) and the hp1ac = 5.3 , and by the fingerstick =92 , is this normal or should I be worried?

Fasting blood sugar test =100 ( in the lab not finger stick) and the hp1ac = 5.3 , and by the fingerstick =92 , is this normal or should I be worried?

OK: A1c is good and normal. Fasting sugar is mildly high at 100. Taking everything together, i think you are doing fine. It's never too late or a bad thing to be mindful of what you eat and how much exercise you are getting...If i had the labs above, i wouldn't worry too much. ...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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After losing 30 kg through diet my fasting blood sugar went down from 100-110 to 75-80 (no medications). How did weight loss make that happen?

After losing 30 kg through diet my fasting blood sugar went down from 100-110 to 75-80 (no medications). How did weight loss make that happen?

Insulin sensitivity: As you lose weight your body becomes more sensitive to insulin. As you gain weight, your body becomes more resistant to Insulin and has to make more of it- to absorb the sugar in your diet. With weight loss, you now have a normal blood sugar as a result of increased sensitivity to your circulating Insulin level. ...Read more

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My fasting blood sugar is always between 100-115. Gotten as low as 52 after a meal. Vitamin d deficient with fatigue and NCS. Good or bad?

My fasting blood sugar is always between 100-115. Gotten as low as 52 after a meal. Vitamin d deficient with fatigue and NCS. Good or bad?

IFG: Hi. You have impaired fasting glucose (IFG) but mount a brisk insulin response to a caloric load. You're early in the type 2 diabetes process, probably in the "prediabetes" stage (you ARE prediabetic by IFG). Healthy diet & exercise should be your lifelong lifestyle. There are medicines that help prevent progression to type 2 diabetes as well. Talk with your doc. Good luck! ...Read more

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64 with fasting blood sugars of 90-100 despite diet and exercise. How much additional risk of small vessel changes compared to BS of 70-80? Thanks.

64 with fasting blood sugars of 90-100 despite diet and exercise. How much additional risk of small vessel changes compared to BS of 70-80? Thanks.

Aim for HgbA1C : 64 year old male has fasting blood sugar 90-100 (which is normal) asks how much risk of small vessel changes compared to BS 70-80. High BS affects both large & small blood vessels; Large BV with Hardening leading to Heart disease and Stroke; and Small BV with Thickening/narrowing & clogging; decreasing blood flow to arteries in eyes/ kidneys/ Legs& more. Keeping HgbA1c ...Read more

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Is 6.5 fasting blood sugar bad?

A1c: The 6.5 is not a sugar level but reflects how well your blood sugar is being controlled. It is best known as a1c which reflects uptake of sugar on your red blood cells. 6.5 is an ok number but don't get higher. ...Read more

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Fasting blood sugar 75. Is that good?

Fasting blood sugar 75. Is that good?

Yes: Your fasting blood sugar should be less than 90 and above 60 in a healthy adult. ...Read more

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How worrying is a fasting blood sugar of 136?

How worrying is a fasting blood sugar of 136?

That is elevated.: But don't jump to conclusions - your physician will evaluate further to determine if you have diabetes melitus. ...Read more

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Fasting Blood Sugar (Definition)

Fasting blood sugar is blood level of blood glucose after fasting(not eating) for 8 to 10 hours.Normal range ...Read more