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My blood sugar 50 mins post a carb rich meal was 197, 4 hours post meal its 68.fasting 12 hours was 90.

My blood sugar 50 mins post a carb rich meal was 197, 4 hours post meal its 68.fasting 12 hours was 90.

What is the question: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, Your values are within normal limits. 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

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Serum insulin 2hrs after lunch is 2.7?

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Serum insulin 2hrs after lunch is 2.7?

What's your question: Why was your serum Insulin checked in first place? What's the reference range given for insulin? How did your ordering physician interpret test for you? Why was blood drawn after a meal b/c you need to be fasting in order to calculate your homa-ir? What was your glucose at same time? As you can see, too many questions need to be addressed before we even get to your question, whatever it is! ...Read more

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Will hCG diet afftect implantation?

Will hCG diet afftect implantation?

It shouldn't: The dose is so small and will have no effects on your normal balance of hormones. ...Read more

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Trouble digesting fat: lipase low fasting; no change after lundh meal. Lipase should peak to 5x basal level after meal; i need quantitative ref range.

Trouble digesting fat: lipase low fasting; no change after lundh meal. Lipase should peak to 5x basal level after meal; i need quantitative ref range.

Incorrect info: Lipase levels do not increase five fold after a meal. Five fold increase would be diagnostic of pancreatitis. How do you know you have trouble digesting fat? It may help to see your doctor and may request a referral to a gastroenterologist. See this site for lipase info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003465.htm. ...Read more

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What does a perdect low carb diet consint of? Breakfast lunch dinner!

What does a perdect low carb diet consint of? Breakfast lunch dinner!

High protein: Breakfast: eggs, egg white, low fat cheese, high protein, low carb shakes, bars, high protein cereal lunch: lunch meats, low carb wraps, salads with chicken, beef, turkey, eggs, fish dinner; fish, beef, chicken, turkey. ...Read more

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32wks pregnant w/ gestational diabetes.control w/diet.last 2days eat too much carbs got high reading(124,153..)2x a day.did it put baby at risk?

32wks pregnant w/ gestational diabetes.control w/diet.last 2days eat too much carbs got high reading(124,153..)2x a day.did it put baby at risk?

Yes: It is imperative that you stay on your diet as the baby's risk for Macrosomia(too large baby weight) is dependent upon your diets' compliance or not. When the baby is too large then there is a rash of vaginal delivery complications and inherent risks to the baby's health in general. ...Read more

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Will a heavy fat-filled meal the day before affect fasting cholesterol test?

Will a heavy fat-filled meal the day before affect fasting cholesterol test?

cholesterol test: A fatty meal within 24hr of a fasting lipid test might cause a problem with the results in a given individual. Best to be on one's usual food pattern in the week before a blood test. ...Read more

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What r glucose meter levels that would indicate pre-diabetes, fasting, upon waking? & 2 hrs after a meal?

What r glucose meter levels that would indicate pre-diabetes,  fasting, upon waking? & 2 hrs after a meal?

Blood sugar levels.: For fasting glucose, up to 100 normal, 101-125 prediabetes and 126 and up diabetes. For A1C, up to 5.6% normal, 5.7-6.4% prediabetes, 6.5% and up consistent with diabetes. Blood sugar should be lower than 140 two hours after eating. ...Read more

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Fasting glucose time, is it 10 hrs 12 hrs or 14hrs?

Fasting glucose time, is it 10 hrs 12 hrs or 14hrs?

Generally: Anything that is at least 8 hours. True fasting is morning glucose level after no food ingestion from dinner the night before. ...Read more

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How can I eat healthier and have a two week meal planner?

How can I eat healthier and have a two week meal planner?

Check these out: Check foodnetwork.com, WWW.health.com, allrecipes.com, www.bhg.com, www.eating well.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.foodnetwork.com and others for healthy meal and recipes ideas. ...Read more

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Hcg, what physical test is it?

Hcg, what physical test is it?

HCG levels: Are used in pregnancy testing. If this is not what you were asking then please clarify and re-ask question. ...Read more

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Whst is the best hCG dtops to take?

Whst is the best hCG dtops to take?

Can't recommend: These rapid weight loss drops are being promoted; I have not heard any physician say they are evidence-based, and the little i've read about their claims makes little sense. It's your money; especially if you crash-diet, be sure you're getting enough nutrients and don't scramble your fluids & electrolytes. ...Read more

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Is using hCG good for a heavy person?

Is using hCG good for a heavy person?

No: The fda has issued warnings against the use of HCG for weight loss. There is no scientific data to back up its use. It is a hormone secreted by the placenta during pregnancy, and as any pregnant woman will tell you, they don't lose weight. ...Read more

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What is the best hcg hi health sells?

Clarification needed: Searching for "HCG" on the hihealth site does not yield any results. Can you be more specific about the products you are trying to compare? ...Read more

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Why would I need a qualitative hCG measurement?

Why would I    need a qualitative hCG measurement?

To determine if preg: A qualitative HCG test is a fancy name for a pregnancy test. It is either positive or negative. A quantitative HCG test measures the amount of human Chorionic Gonadotropin in your blood, which then reflects the size of the placenta and an idea about how far along the pregnancy is. A negative qualitative HCG will always result in a 0 quantitative HCG result. ...Read more

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Is it ok for your hcg leaves to drop 1000 points ?

Is it ok for your hcg leaves  to drop 1000 points 
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Yes, if after: 10 weeks or so. Initially it rises from the start of implantation of the embryo, every 40 hrs doubling. It peaks at 10 or 11 weeks. Dropping from this peak level to around 10 - 20 thousand the remainder of the pregnancy. However dropping prior to 11 weeks can be worrisome. ...Read more

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Hcg went up, not by much. is that bad, should I be concerned?

Hcg went up, not by much. is that bad, should I be concerned?

Doubling time: In a normal pregnancy the doubling time of HCG is 48 hours (2 days). This means that hcg levels should double every 48 hours. ...Read more

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My hcg quant levels are 1150 and I'm wondering how far along I am.

My hcg quant levels are 1150 and I'm wondering how far along I am.

Impossible : It's impossible to tell someone how far along they are based on their hcg level because it varies so wildly in each person. An ultrasound measurement of the size of the baby, usually unable to be done until hcg is over 5000 will help date pregnancy. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if hCG goes from 129 friday to 10000 saturday?

Not necessarily: There is a wide variation in normal HCG levels. See this site for more information. http://www.americanpregnancy.org/duringpregnancy/hcglevels.html. ...Read more

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9dpt5dt my hcg was 126 (confirmed ). 11dpt5dt my hcg was 252. Then 17dpt5dt my hcg was 983. I am so worried! Please help.

9dpt5dt my hcg was 126 (confirmed ). 11dpt5dt my hcg was 252. Then 17dpt5dt my hcg was 983. I am so worried! Please help.

Normal variation: HCG levels have a wide range in normal pregnancies. It is not clear what you are worried about. You may consult this site about HCG levels: http://americanpregnancy.org/while-pregnant/hcg-levels/ ...Read more

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Is hCG diet dangerous?

Is hCG diet dangerous?

Its probably safe: It will raise testosterone levels in men. The HCG diet has had side effects, but those are due to rapid weight loss (gall stones) and eating only 500 calories per day, starvation is not a great plan. I doubt the HCG itself causes many or any problems if used in low doses. ...Read more

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What are hCG diet drops for?

What are hCG diet drops for?

Yes: The HCG diet was originally developed by a.T.W. Simeons M.D. During the 1940's -1950's. It has been used all over the world for over 50 years. This method is extremely safe & effective when used under the care of an experienced & trained md. Apparently HCG has an effect on your hypothalamus, increasing adiponectin levels & reducing leptin resistance. The method must be followed strictly to work. ...Read more

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My hCG is 13311 how far along am i?

My hCG is 13311 how far along am i?

Check with US.: Because the normal variation in HCG levels is so high it is very difficult to tell. Maybe a month? This is why we invented the ultrasound machine. ...Read more

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How to use hCG to restore testicule?

How to use hCG to restore testicule?

HCG will stim testes: Hcg, aka human chorionic gonadatropin will stimulate the testicles to make testosterone. It works because part of the HCG molecule is idenitcal to part of the lh molecule. Lh is the normal signal from the brain to the testicles to make more testosterone. The injections are usually given 1 -2 time per week, but can be given in smaller doses daily. ...Read more

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My hCG level was 518 and drooped to 169?

My hCG level was 518 and drooped to 169?

Sorry: Miscarriage, but follow to zero, low probability but could still be in tube until zero unless obvious miscarriage. It will not affect or increase your risk that the next pregnancy will not work., i' m sorry to break it to you, it should have even explained. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a high hCG level?

What are the causes of a high hCG level?

Pregnancy or tumor: Hcg is the normal hormonal product of the placenta and so levels are high in pregnancy; a urine pregnancy test looks for hcg. However some tumors also produce hcg, so a high level in a man, or in a non-pregnant woman, strongly suggests a tumor that needs to be found and treated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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How to know if I'm not producing enough hCG ?

By doing the level: The blood pregnancy test - HCG - goes up as soon as a woman becomes pregnant, and will double every 2-4 days in the first trimester in a normal pregnancy. To know if the HCG level is rising appropriately I have my patients check the blood HCG level 3-4 days apart. That will show if the level is rising appropriately. ...Read more

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What are the complications involving the hCG diet?

What are the complications involving the hCG diet?

Insufficiency : The diet is really a starvation diet and can cause problems with heart and other organs because you aren't getting enough nutrition and can see consequences from starvation. Do not recommend as not worth weight loss. Add exercise if you want to burn more calories than you are taking in. Not worth harming your body ...Read more

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Are there any symotoms relates to rising hCG level?

Are there any symotoms relates to rising hCG level?

Pregnancy test: A rising HCG level does not have to cause symptoms. However, a lot of women notice pregnancy symptoms as their HCG levels rise; nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, increased urinary frequency, tiredness, etc. Ie, the symptoms of pregnancy. ...Read more