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Is 192 A High Blood Glucose Level
Any part: The finger is normally used because it is easy, but anywhere you can stab and get blood will work. ...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
Is it true that 5 grams of table sugar will not raise your blood glucose level? (Assuming nothing else consumed with it--just the 5 g of sugar)
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Yes, there is evidence that both of these are effective in lowering blood sugar. Most of the studies on bitter melon are animal studies so more research is needed but many have found it effective- see http://tinyurl.com/zygunvx and look at the 2013 article it links to.
The evidence on cinnamon is more contradictory. Like all medicines, it helps some more than others: http://tinyurl.com/h8h29fj ...Read more
There is a lot of information linking blood glucose and cerebral infarction and there are a lot of possibilities.
In "PubMed" there are 315 related articles published in the last five years. Too many to read and understand.
Start at Wikipedia and look for "diabetes and cerebral infarction".
May take some reading but will answer your question. ...Read more
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
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
I’m 49 with high blood pressure, checked my glucose level before meal and was 6.4. Is my reading high? Should I need to see my GP?
Yes you should: This value that you reported does not have any units with it....please recheck the report and see if it is AIC level which is an indirect test for diabetes. it is better to get a fasting Blood sugar test also. That will make it easier for your GP to confirm if you have Pre-diabetes. If your fasting Glucose level is >100mg, that means you have an abnormal blood sugar which requires medical attentio ...Read more
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
Some simple steps: A fueling strategy to optimize running requires focusing on 3 parts. Prior to the run, make sure you are eating enough carbs by including complex carbs in your diet. During a run of longer than an hour, consider refueling with gels, sports drink, or any other source of simple sugar (jelly beans). Within 30 min of finishing, refuel. Chocolate milk is the right mix of carb and protein. ...Read more
Ful-term baby: 40-150, preemie 30-150.Get a more detailed answer ›
Information: 80- 120 mb% depending on the lab. ...Read more
Under 100 fasting: And under 140 2 hours after eating. ...Read more
Possible diabetes: Blood sugars can rise for lots of reasons and not all of them are related to diet and exercise. It is possible that your pancreas is no longer producing enough insulin or that your body is producing too much of another substance that counteracts insulin. You should probably see your doctor ...Read more
What does fpg reading of 131 blood glucose level mean ? I was not fasting yhough, when blood samples were taken
I am a type 2 diabetic. I tested my blood glucose level afterdinner. One meter showed 111 while the other showed 123.Which one is correct?
I'm 18 yrs old, 42kg height 5'2 I've 5.1 fasting blood glucose level, is this normal or something to be worried about.What food should I avoid thanku?
Normal: If you meant 5.1 mmol/l ( ~ 92 mg/dl), that is fine, the problem is your weight rather, seems that you're too weight conscious, just eat healthy, if you still are underweight, you still need to see an endocrinologist , you need an evaluation, maybe your thyroid or it is just your built, wish you wellness ...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