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How Many Grams Of Sugar Should A Teenage Girl Have
What food should I start feeding my 6 monthes baby girl?? Can I add for her food some salt and sugar?
Solid food: You can start cereal, first. Rice, oat or barley. After this, fruits and vegetables. Some say veg before fruit, but it really doesn't matter. One new food every 3-5 days, to make sure baby doesn't have any reactions. Baby needs to be able to hold head up, and open her mouth when food is offered. No added sugar or salt, please. She will get it soon enough, without adding to food, now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High blood sugar: If your daughter has high blood sugar, she might be drinking and urinating a lot, even overnight. She needs urgent medical attention. Most 9 year old kids with high blood sugar have type 1 diabetes. Delaying such a diagnosis could result in diabetic ketoacidosis, a medical emergency due to metabolic decompensation. This could happen quickly so please take her to her doctor asap. ...Read more
Depends: Hi. There are different normal ranges for glucose for fasting and for post-challenge (similar to after a meal, but the "challenge" glucose is 75 grams liquid glucose). 124 mg/dl is not normal for fasting, but would be normal after a meal (or 75 gram glucose challenge). Eat healthy and exercise regularly for life! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm a 16 year old girl and I checked my blood sugar and it was at 125 and the day before it was as 135 is this bad should I be worried?
When is blood sugar too low for a 12 year old girl who is not a diabetic is and....is 95 too low in afternoon?
No: A value of 95 is within normal. A blood sugar less than 60 would be concerning. If someone had a blood sugar less than 60 consistently and/or had systemic symptoms such as near passing out, dizziness etc then you should ask yourself why is this happening and consider and endocrinology consult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes , if...: If this is a fasting blood test it is a bit on the high side. This is a question for her doctor. ...Read more
No sugar diet plan for teenagers- i'm a 16 year old girl that is 152 lbs. And i just feel pretty and I have low self esteem. Help.. ?
Easy: Just eat plenty of healthy fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans and legumes. Meat portion is 3 ounces a serving, fish is six ounces, make half your plate fresh vegetables, have a fruit as a snack. Have 5-7 helpings of fruits and vegetables a day. Eat a balanced diet. Skim milk- you don't need the fat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is 124.2 mg/dl a normal blood sugar level for a 17 years old girl after a meal for after 3 hours ?
Probably normal: Hi. There aren't diagnostic criteria for normal sugar 3 hours after a mixed meal that I'm aware of, but I'd say that seems pretty much normal. Variables would be how much carb and fat were in the mixed meal; they influence how much and how quickly sugar will appear in the blood. If you're worried, talk with your doc about doing a 75-gram oral glucose tolerance test. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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