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Doctor insights on: High Glucose And Creatinine Could That Be Diabetes

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Does one random high glucose levels mean diabetes or should I not worry too much?

Does one random high glucose levels mean diabetes or should I not worry too much?

A glucose of: Above 200 drawn from a vein at any time and any situation usually indicates diabetes, or at least a reason to investigate further. Check w/your doctor and also diabetes.Org. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more


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They say albumin is indicative of diabetes, but my glucose level is fine. So what does the high albumin mean?

They say albumin is indicative of diabetes, but my glucose level is fine. So what does the high albumin mean?

Albuminuria: Albumin is a very abundant blood protein that we all have. One of the complications of diabetes is kidney disease, and an early sign of diabetic kidney disease is spilling albumin into the urine (normally there is very little albumin in the urine). The blood albumin level is not affected by diabetes unless there is severe kidney disease with a lot of albumin spillage. ...Read more

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What could cause high glucose levels in urine other than diabetes?

What could cause high glucose levels in urine other than diabetes?

Glucosuria: Glucosuria - glucose in the urine. If blood glucose is normal & kidneys are functioning appropriately the urine usually contains no glucose. An uncommon and unconcerning inherited condition called renal glucosuria spills glucose into urinr. A new group of medications mimics this inherited condition. Fanconi's syndrome also has glucosuria, many different things can cause this syndrome. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Glucose was a bit high and i'm worried about diabetes. How can I lower it?

Glucose was a bit high and i'm worried about diabetes. How can I lower it?

Stop worrying: A blood sugar of 102 is only minimally elevated. Maintain a normal body weight and get a physical yearly. It is good to know how you are doing with regard to diabetes, in general keep your weight normal and exercise regularly. Try to avoid pancreas stressing high fat and high sugar and starch foods. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if your blood glucose is high, does that mean you have diabetes?

I'm just wondering, if your blood glucose is high, does that mean you have diabetes?

Depends: On the level and also whether your body can respond properly to a glucose challenge. This requires a doctor to monitor and explain it to you. They also check hemoglobin a1c. ...Read more

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3hr glucose test how to read tha test by each to determine if you have gestional diabetes how high is to high?

Lab values differ: Each laboratory has different standards for their normal and your md should have those values printed next to your results so call him/her. The hemoglobin a 1 c is also very important to do as well to predict your chances of future diabetes even if the glucose values are normal. ...Read more

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Do high blood glucose levels mean I have diabetes?

Do high blood glucose levels mean I have diabetes?

Possibly: Elevated blood sugar levels are indicative of Insulin resistance and could mean a diagnosis of diabetes. Review the numbers with your doctor to discuss its implications and what other testing may be necessary to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
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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