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I had a heavy Asian lunch and post two hour glucose level is 115. Is that good?

I had a heavy Asian lunch and post two hour glucose level is 115. Is that good?

Normal: Generally, a non-diabetic should have blood sugars remain below 140 after any meal, so 110's sounds fine. ...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


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When one has glucose level of 200 should that person diabetic? Should that person be on metaphormin for ever? Or with excercise, good diete and weight

When one has glucose level of 200 should that person diabetic? Should that person be on metaphormin for ever? Or with excercise, good diete and weight

Diabetes: Glucose of 200 and fasting glucose above 126 is diabetes. You need to have your hemoglobin A1c checked; if above 6.5 you are a diabetic. If treated with lifestyle early on, it is possible you can change your hemoglobin A1c to a non diabetic range and prevent all the horrible complications of diabetes. Eat low glycemic diet, exercise, lose weight, and drink alot of water. ...Read more

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Hello docs iam 19 years old and weight 73 kg...I measure the glucose level in my blood after 2 hrs w of having lunch and it was 197...Is it bad?

Post prandiaal : A normal blood sugar after two hours should be under 180 mg/dl according to the american diabetes association; yours is above 180mg/dl, should have your doctor evaluate you for possible diabetes. ...Read more

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• I am diabetic since 5 years,for the last 5 years my fasting blood glucose in between 125-134 mg/dL and my blood sugar level two hours after eati?

•	 I am diabetic since 5 years,for the last 5 years  my fasting  blood glucose in between 125-134 mg/dL and my  blood sugar level two hours after eati?

No specific question: The fasting blood sugar results you are providing do indeed point to diabetes. Are you under the care of a physician and being treated for the diabetes? If you are on medication I would advise that you follow up with your physician to discuss your results. Heed the lifestyle advice that your doctor gives you, changing your diet and exercising will greatly affect you long term outcome. ...Read more

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What is good glucose level?

Normal is good: If your blood sugar is in the normal range it is "good". Normal blood sugar is <110; a better test is a1c, which should be <6%. ...Read more

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Does low fasting glucose levels auto. Mean good glucose homeostasis?

Does low fasting glucose levels auto. Mean good glucose homeostasis?

No : Not sure if you mean low as in hypoglycemia, or low as in not high. Even if fasting blood sugar is normal, post-prandial blood sugar may not be. However, it is always good to have normal fasting blood sugar. ...Read more

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Do you know what two hormones interact to control the blood glucose levels?

Do you know what two hormones interact to control the blood glucose levels?

More than 2: Hi. The classic blood glucose (BG) regulating hormones are: insulin (the only hormone that LOWERS BG, and 4 hormones that RAISE BG - glucagon, cortisol, epinephrine, and growth hormone. Ain't endocrinology GRAND?! ;-) ...Read more

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Hii my fasting glucose level is 122 while my hab1c is 5.5 %. Please advise if the numbers are good or bad.

Hii my fasting glucose level is 122 while my hab1c is 5.5 %. Please advise if the numbers are good or bad.

High glucose: The hba1c of 5.5 is normal, but a fasting glucose of 122 is high (normal under 100). You should have it repeated to see if it was a lab error. If still high, it means you have impaired glucose tolerance, it would be helpful to monitor sugars at home, before and 2 hrs after meals. ...Read more

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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