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Prescribed 50k iu 8wks 4 vit d deficiency also to take liquid glucosamine daily.Glucos has 400 iu of vit d.Would be 52, 800 iu total wk. Is this safe?
Yes.: No problem taking 800 iu more per week. ...Read more
It depends.: A "normal sugar" is defined as 70 and 99 mg/dL. Since you have diabetes there are diff goals at diff times of the day & based on your health. For an otherwise healthy male with DM fasting BS (by the ADA) should be 80-130 & 1-2 hours after a meal 80-180 mg/dl. In the am I ideally say 80 to 110 or 120, premeal I use the same, 1 hour post meal < 180 & 2 hrs < 160 & ideally < 140. Avoiding low sugars! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My glucose level was a bit hi and i'd like a list of foods that I can and cannot eat to stabilize this to the proper level?
ADA diet: In general, eat more fruits and vegetables, non-starchy vegetables (broccoli, grean beans), whole grains over processed foods, dry beans, fish 2x/week, lean meats (things end with "loin"), non-fat dairy and as always, lots and lots of water. For more information, check out ada website: http://www.Diabetes.Org/food-and-fitness/food/what-can-i-eat/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
By concentration.: These work by taking a sample of blood (0.3-1ul), and spread on a test strip containing chemicals that react with the glucose in the blood (glucose oxidase or glucose dehydrogenase). After about 3 seconds, the value is displayed in mg/dl or mmol/l. There are many models with many features, llike a clock and memory. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Units?: What are the units of measurement you are using? If it is in mg/dL (common in the USA), then it would be extremely low and you would be unconscious. If it is in mmol/L (more likely in this case), then your blood sugar is elevated. If you checked it after a large meal, it is only mildly elevated. If you were fasting, it is significantly high. Either way, get seen by a doc for further tests. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers