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Home Remedies For Abnormal Fasting Glucose
OGTT results show 172 at 1h but HbA1c, fasting glucose, 2h, insulin curve are all normal. After 3.5h shaking, feeling awful, home check 68. Normal?
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
Should i be concerned about a fasting glucose lvl of 96. from high 80's a year ago. Is it possible that somthing could have thown the test off a littl?
Yes need to follow: B"sd both levels are normal, but should continue to monitor, also would check after meals and have a HgbA1c done. You might also want to review your weight, diet and exercise situation. Take into consideration family history. It is best to control diabetes while it is still pre-diabetes and prevent or slow the onset of diabetes. Happy to discuss details. ...Read more
The ADA considers 100mg/dL to be impaired fasting glucose, but WHO is still using 110. Is there any controversy here? E.g, lobbying delaying WHO?
No: This is just one example of differences in opinion among different experts. ...Read more
I have a fasting glucose level of 103. What does this mean and what should I do, especially immediately?
Normal....: Some associated things has to be known to analyze more.... ...Read more
My fasting glucose ranges from 5.6 to6.9mmol.should I take measures to reduce this.is this level causing damage?
Proper diet,activity: The range of 5.6 to 6.9 mmol is equivalent to the range of 100.9 to 124.3 mg/dL. This would equate to a hemoglobin A1c range of 5.14 to 5.94. You have prediabetes if A1c is 5.7-6.4, and fasting blood glucose is 100-125. Diabetes for A1c 6.5 or above and FBG 126 or above. Practically speaking, diabetes complications are avoided if A1c remains below 7. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: We don't typically follow 1 number to diagnose diabetes but a fasting sugar of 94 is normal and is not in the diabetes range. Fasting sugar > 126, random blood sugar > 200 (with symptoms like thirst, excess urine output, weight loss) or a test called hemoglobin A1c > 6.5% will give you the diagnosis of diabetes. An oral glucose tolerance test is another test you can do to diagnose diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fasting Glucose: There are variations based on length of fasting but basically the test is checking if you have normal regulation of your blood sugar - checks if it is too high while fasting (i.e. diabetes) or too low (i.e. hypoglycemia) or if it is within normal limits. Too short of a fasting time may reflect the food still being absorbed from the stomach/gut. If longer than recommended, not likely to matter. ...Read more
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