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Is 192 A High Blood Glucose Level
Anything above norma: Anything above normal. Diabetes is diagnosed by a glucose above 200 at any time or situation; a fasting (no food for 8 hours or more) greater than 100; a two hour post-meal glucose greater than 130-140. All of these are blood drawn in a lab, not finger sticks. An hba1c test of 6.5 or greater is also diagnostic for diabetes. For more info go to diabetes.Org. ...Read more
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
Adrenalin: When we are in an accident or in pain our body responds by increasing the output of adrenaline. Adrenaline mobilizes sugar into the bloodstream so that our muscles can use it if we are in a situation where we need to escape danger. Blood sugars are always high after an accident so don't worry but get your sugar checked by your doctor to make sure you do not have early diabetes. ...Read more
My father's age is 73. Suffering from diabetes 20 years. His blood glucose level fluctuating from low to high in a single day. What is the remedy?
No cure: It is Dad's responsibility to manage his diabetes as long as he is in charge of his health. The only thing you can really do in this situation is to offer to exercise as a family. Inform yourself about his diabetes and what he should be doing, and perhaps get guidance from his physician, but ultimately compliance and good control rests with Dad. I am glad you care for him and wish you the best. ...Read more
Needs education: Someone expert needed to show you practically and ask you to do it in front of him/her. Attending diabetic classes with education is very helpful. Also machines are different and education on each of those can be different. ...Read more
Seriously?: Exercise, eating less sugars and overall eating less carbohydrates. Simple as that. Burn the sugars you eat and eat less sugars. ...Read more
See below.: In the U.S., we usually express measurements in milligrams/deciliter and, since you're writing from Florida, I assume those are the units used.. If your blood glucose level were 4.4 mg/dl, you'd no longer be among the living, so I think you're referring to your HgA1C, the test we use to determine long term glucose control. The normal range is 3.5-6.0%. A measurement of 4.4% is NOT too low. ...Read more
Neither: It depends upon whether it was drawn from a vein or finger stick, and whether it was fasting or after a meal. Fasting, it would indicate early prediabetes in someone who is overweight. Use diet, exercise, weight loss to reduce your glucose and check w/your doctor and diabetes/org. ...Read more
Any part: The finger is normally used because it is easy, but anywhere you can stab and get blood will work. ...Read more
Blood glucose: Blood glucose will definitely change as a result of exercise. Depending on your health conditions, exercise may reduce blood glucose and cause hypoglycemia...especially if you haven't eaten properly before or after. In general, exercise is an excellent way to balance blood glucose which is why it is a mandatory treatment for diabetes one and two. Always check with your PCP when starting exercise. ...Read more
My blood glucose level is 93. Normal range: 70 to 99. Since its upper border, is this a concern?Was done after an overnight fast.
Hemodialysis: Hemodialysis really should not affect your blood sugars. Insulin will last longer in your blood stream as kidneys fail so often Insulin requirements decrease with worsening kidney function. Peritoneal dialysis (where the fluid uses is high is dextrose aka sugar) can raise blood sugar levels. ...Read more