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My glucose level high in spite of 60 u of lantus insulin 60u of novo rapid insulin 2000mg of metformin?
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
What are some ways to lower blood glucose levels even if you are not a diabetic but u have certain risk factors of becoming diabetic?
Lifestyle: Hi. Healthy lifestyle has been shown to lower the risk of diabetes in at-risk patients. Healthy diet, regular exercise, achieve & maintain ideal body weight...FOR LIFE, not just the next few weeks or months. Part and parcel for healthy lifestyle is no fast food, minimize processed food, no white flour or rice, minimal simple sugar, little saturated fat. Good luck! ...Read more
Pp is 91 mg/dl and alkaline phosphate is 137 U/L in blood test glucose is 88 mg/dl , am I diabetic?
Why do you ask?: This is a normal blood glucose, a normal alk phos, and I do not know what PP stands for. Please forgive me for talking straight with you. If you are obsessed with unrealistic concerns about your health such as this one, you owe it to yourself and those you love to discuss this with whoever is treating you for your depression. You can have a much better, happier life. ...Read more
Undiagnosed rt upper abd pain for 9 months, UA has trace blood, 10mg/dl ketones, hemoglobin in blood 15.5, not diabetic, glucose 89. Kidney u/s neg?
Ketonuria: Ketones in your urine reflects a prolonged fast; your cells had converted to fat burning for fuei; trace RBC in urine may not reflect any abnormality; microscopic view matters; it can though reflect a renal irritation or inflammation; is your gall bladder alright? is your right kidney alright: any cysts? Cysts bleed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
BMI 32, glucose intolerant, had baby 18 mo ago, all labs and enzymes nml-- am I to young for fatty liver? u/S says mild enlarged liver 17cm.
Was given antibiotics by doctor they found protein in urine trace of glucose key tones the tabs not worked can u advise ?
See answer : Not clear from your question for what problem you were prescribed an antibiotic. If it was for a possible UTI, I would recommend a urine culture if you are still having urinary symptoms. Regarding your possible abnormal urinalysis showing glucose and protein, I would recommend a repeat urinalysis and a fasting blood test to check your fasting blood sugar and kidney function (BUN, creatinine, GFR). ...Read more
Hydrogen breath test with glucose. Wats it test for? Think bacteria overgrowth in small intestine? Wat do they do if u have overgrowth?
Can u help me on this blood test?Lab data: random glucose 5.3, bun 7.5, creatinine 65, egfr superior to 60,
sodium 139, potassium 3.3, chloride 100, c02 33, anion gap 6, ldh 151, ast
46, alp 45, gamma GT 16, ALT 31, total albumin 12, total protein 52,
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
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