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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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What is the safe range of glucose random check?

What is the safe range of glucose random check?

Below 140: But there are a lot of variables that can affect this - how long ago someone ate, how much they ate, the mix of carbs, fat, and protein, as well as the mix of simple and complex carbs. For this reason, a fasting blood sugar is preferred for determine whether or not someone has diabetes. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
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Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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My father is diabatic patient now he has HCV positive , in his reports sgot 196 , sgpt 307 and glucose random 275 .Kindaly tell me is this recoverable?

My father is diabatic patient now he has HCV positive , in his reports sgot 196 , sgpt 307 and glucose random 275 .Kindaly tell me is this recoverable?

Yes: However, Dad has a lot of work to do with his physician. Hep C is now curable if the weird politics and econimics makes it possible. Diabetes is manageable if the patient is willing to work hard. It would be fantastic if you took up a family fitness program and helped Dad get back into great shape. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor BP at home
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Have a regular follow up and work with your doctor
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Take your meds as instructed without fail
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Doctor requested a blood test what do these mean.. Fbc , lft , rpg glucose (random) , tfgps (bm==), ue thyroid (not on T4 urea/electrolites ..Help.

Doctor requested a blood test what do these mean.. Fbc , lft , rpg glucose (random) , tfgps (bm==),  ue thyroid (not on T4 urea/electrolites ..Help.

Puzzle: Fbc = full blood count (checks for anemia, infection, leukemia etc) lft = liver function test (for liver damage/hepatitis) rpg = random plasma glucose (diabetes) tfgps (bm==) = no idea - are you sure you got this right? Ue thyroid = urea/electrolytes/thyroid (checks for kidney/thyroid disease/low potassium) remember that mds may order tests often just to be double sure there is no disease. ...Read more

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What should I do for high fasting glucose with normal random glucose?

What should I do for high fasting glucose with normal random glucose?

Diet/exercise: It's not normal to have a high fasting blood sugar. By definition, it means you have pre-diabetes. This is an important time to look at your lifestyle choices because you can bring it back to normal with the right diet/exercise routine. If you are overweight, work on losing some weight. Watch portion size and try at least 30 min of moderate exercise 5 days/week. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications to identify cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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What is the safe range of glucose random check?

Below 140: But there are a lot of variables that can affect this - how long ago someone ate, how much they ate, the mix of carbs, fat, and protein, as well as the mix of simple and complex carbs. For this reason, a fasting blood sugar is preferred for determine whether or not someone has diabetes. ...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