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Is 254 Sugar Level Considered High For Gestational Diabetes
Depends: What your level should be depends on when you took it. The ideal for your sugar before you eat in the morning is about 90. 2 hours after meals should be less than 120 and one hour after a meal should be 130. If you are talking about the screening for gestational diabetes (a one hour glucose tolerance test) then cut off is 130-140 for normal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gestation diabetes is diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. This develops when pregnancy hormones change a patient's metabolism so that they can not regulate their blood sugar. A patient with GDM will have to go on a low sugar and low carb diet and monitor blood sugars very carefully. Sometimes they will require medications. There is a 30% chance ...Read more
Impaired fasting glu: A fasting glucose of 118 is not normal, but not diabetes. It is called “impaired fasting glucose”. Normal is 100 or less. Diabetes is 126 or higher. With this condition there is a high chance of progressing to diabetes. You list fatty liver. This is often part of the picture of insulin resistance. Diet/exercise/weight loss is the best treatment at this time. Next would be metformin. ...Read more
Not so simple: Your medical doctor or endocrinologist can answer best, but you are best of concentrating on your hg a1c level which indicates what your sugar has been like in previous 90 days. The definitions can change but generally a hg a1c o <6.5% in a diabetic is considered good. Aim for a blood sugar level of less than 125 for early morning fasting glucose. Just ask your pmd, for a tailored result for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High risk of injury: The main risk s of low blood sugars are injuries and brain damage.. Most of the body can switch to alternate energy sources if there is too little glucose in the blood. Brain cells, however, can only utilize glucose. Prolonged severe low sugars can cause seizures and permanent brain damage directly. Lows can also make the brain unable to help you prevent injuries (falls, car crashes). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have tested with a non fasting blood glucose level of 144 and a fasting level of 126. My A1C is 5.8. Is this considered diabetes or prediabetes?
Ogtt's curve is "flat".Glycemia doesn't increase after 75gr of glucose.Basal Insulin is high. Should it be early diabetes?insulinoma?wrong diet?thanks
Prediabetes: High levels of insulin are usually an indication of insulin resistance which is a key factor in the development of type 2 diabetes. You should have a HgbA1c drawn and see if you are prediabetic. If you are, weight loss and medications such as metformin can help to prevent the development of diabetes. ...Read more
Under 65 mg/dL: Blood sugars of less than 65 mg/dl are considered low. ...Read more
What is pre-diabetes? Is it borderline diabetes? I have 91mg/dl glucose in my blood. Is it normal? What level of glucose is considered pre-diabetes?
Pre-diabetes: A blood glucose level of 91 is OK. There really is no such thing as pre-diabetes - either you have it or you do not. Why are you checking your blood sugar, and how often are you doing that? The only thing you should be concerned about is your weight. If your weight is fine enjoy your life. If you feel you are overweight please make an appointment with a dietitian. ...Read more
See below: Normal blood sugar varies by the timing of eating. Fasting levels run between 65-100mg(normal people) . Post eating the values go up between 100mg to 180mg(normal individuals). Diabetetics will have values slightly higher than in normal people. Cholesterol level should be under 200mg. But it is important to obtain a lipid profile whic includes levels of all fats including triglycerides, ldl/hdl. ...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
It's all one: Disorder; only the name changes as your sugar gets higher. The health risks don't change as the name changes, you're at the same risk right from the beginning - that's why it's important not to wait but begin diet, exercise, weight loss and education now. See diabetes.Org for the numbers if you absolutely feel you need them. ...Read more
Gestational diabetes occurs in women who are pregnant. Prior to becoming pregant the woman was not diabetic and once the woman delivers the baby the diabetes goes away, although she has a higher chance of getting non-insulin-dependent diabetes in the future. With gestational diabetes, hormones from the pregnancy ...Read more
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