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My 10 hour fasting blood sugar is 100 and 12 hour is 93 which one is accurate and is this pre diabetes?i ate food late at night and slept.

My 10 hour fasting blood sugar is 100  and 12 hour is 93 which one is accurate and is this pre diabetes?i ate food late at night and slept.

Not pre-diabetic: Neither result in indicative of pre-diabetes. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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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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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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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Non- fasting blood sugar of 114 is this high?

Non- fasting blood sugar of 114 is this high?

not necessarily: Your glu after a meal varies with what you ate, how fast, the speed of your GI tract, etc. It is hard to precisely say whether your post meal glu are too high. If you are testing your sugars because you have diabetes, or are worried about diabetes, best to check fasting and pre-meal, and follow your a1c. Normal fasting glu is 100 or less. Diabetes is 126 or more. "impaired" is in between. ...Read more

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How unhealthy is a fasting blood sugar of 136?

How unhealthy is a fasting blood sugar of 136?

Not healthy: Its unhealthy over 125 at 135 sugar will not be in the urine but still damages nerves eyes etc. They should loose weight, exercise and if still 135 begin something like glucophage (metformin) ...Read more

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I have 119 fasting blood sugar what is it means?

I have 119 fasting blood sugar what is it means?

It's "high": and may mean a pre-diabetic or early TYPE II diabetic phase of sugar intolerance!! many Diabetes experts now recommend aggressive treatment of this however the first "treatment" is DIET and EXERCISE...discuss with your PCP (Primary Care Physician) Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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Can having fasting blood sugar of 102 mg be healthy?

Depends upon: Your definition of "healthy". It is only slightly above normal and in the prediabetes range. You need education, diet, exercise, weight loss, monitoring, and see your doctor to find out of they want to begin you on medication or wait to see if it worsens. ...Read more

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What is now considered standard fasting blood sugar range?

70-100 mg/dL: Normal fasting blood sugar is 70-100. Between 100-125 is pre-diabetes. Two fasting blood sugar levels of 126 or higher is diagnostic of diabetes. Consult this site for more information. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003482.htm ...Read more

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Should i worry about the my result of fasting blood sugar 102 ?

Evaluate: It's not normal and i would certainly look into it to make sure you are not truly prediabetic. This is an important time point and what you do right now could influence your future. ...Read more

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How can I lower my fasting blood sugar from 233 safely and quickly?

How can I lower my fasting blood sugar from 233 safely and quickly?

An oral: hypoglycemic agent is indicated but only after you have received dietary/exercise instructions and those conservative methods fail. There is no safe way to reduce this level "quickly"!!!!! You may, in fact, require medication and your Health care Professional will know what to prescribe in your case! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What medications should not be taken prior to a fasting blood sugar test?

What medications should not be taken prior to a fasting blood sugar test?

Fasting blood sugar: NONE! Please go as early in the morning as possible. Once blood is drawn you can relax and eat breakfast. ...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