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My Blood Sugar Is 259
Not necessary: Hi. You can just see your doctor. Generally a good primary care doc will do a better job than an ER in starting treatment for diabetes. The only caveat would be if you also have an infection or something else serious going on. If you have the option, best idea would be to see an endocrinologist. From here on out, change your life. Eat healthily and exercise regularly. Of course, DON'T SMOKE! ...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
70-99mg/dl fasting: Normal blood sugars are between 70-100mg/dl when you are in a fasting state (at least 8hrs). Diabetes is present when the number hits 126mg/dl in the fasting state. When the sugars fall in between these ranges (100-125), this would be considered impaired fasting glucose or pre-diabetes (borderline diabetes). ...Read more
I smoke rarely, every few days I would have one. Would I be able to keep a good blood glucose/sugar level if I just have just one cigarette?
Your blood: Sugar depends upon thousands of things, most of which you cannot control. You can, however, control diet, exercise, risk factors, medication, monitoring, glucose control etc. Smoking is one of those thing you an also control. It's not up to me to tell you how much you can get away with before you have trouble, because it's impossible to state with certainty. Your choice. I can't give permission. ...Read more
Age29.weight 110. my blood glucose fasting should be 74-106 but report is 109.so is it ok or I have sugar. And if it is not good then is it curabable?
What is making my vision blur? Its worse when I eat sugar or blood glucose goes below 5.0mmol but is sometimes blurred when glucose level is good. Idea
Fluctuating glucose: Patients with fluctuating blood sugar levels often have fluctuations in vision. It could be simply that, something like latent hyperopia and need for glasses, or something more serious. You need a good eye exam to diagnose. Diabetics need to be seen annually at the least. ...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)
Please elaborate: Please elaborate your question. What would you like to know about normal sugar.Normal fasting glucose levels in blood are less than 100. Between 100 and 126 are prediabetic or glucose intolerant, after 127 pre diabetic. A1c is normal <5.6 prediabetics 5.7-6.4. Diabetics are >6.5, uncontrolled diabetics are A1c >7. ...Read more
Lifestyle - diet, weight control and physical activity. Eat a healthy and balanced diet. Lose weight if you are overweight. Do some physical activity regularly Medication There are various medicines that can reduce the blood glucose level
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Fasting: 70-100 mg: If have not eaten or drank anything, except for water, for an eight hour period, this fasting blood sugar level is about 70-100. An hour after earing it may peak to about 170, and by two hours it should return to about normal fasting levels. If two or three fasting sugars are between 100-126, it is called 'impaired glucose tolerance'. If repeated FBS is over 126, it is considered type 2 diabetes. ...Read more
Blood sugar: Lifestyle - diet, weight control and physical activity. Eat a healthy and balanced diet. Lose weight if you are overweight. Do some physical activity regularly Medication There are various medicines that can reduce the blood glucose level http://patient. Info/health/type-2-diabetes ...Read more
Diet or Meds:
If your sugar is high, more than 100 on fasting then you have diabetes and you should see a doctor, if you have, and u are overweight, then you need to lose weight,
it really is dependent on high your blood sugar is fasting. Medication might be needed,
no matter what a diabetic, low carb diet is needed. ...Read more
Probably: Although these glucose values seem high, your glucose level after a meal varies with what you ate, how fast, the speed of your GI tract at digestion, etc. It is hard to precisely say whether your post meal sugars are too high. If you are testing your sugars because you have diabetes, or are worried about diabetes, best to check fasting and pre-meal, and also follow your a1c. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on your medical problems. In a normal person, you shouldn't have sugar problem with exercise (although sometimes it can happen) because your liver can produce sugar to keep it normal during period of stress. If you have diabetes, exercise can lower your blood sugar. That's why we always recommend exercising in diabetics. It makes the Insulin works better. ...Read more
BS & BP control: Healthful diet & exercise help control both: maintaining normal body weight helps lower BP & bs levels; exercise uses excess glucose in blood & improves control. Avoid excess sodium (salt) & high glycemic foods; learn stress control techniques like meditation, biofeedback, yoga, tai chi. Establish good relationship with doc who's knowledgeable in treating both conditions. ...Read more
Depends. . .: If fasting, 60-99mg/dl is considered normal. 100-125mg/dl is impaired fasting and 125mg/dl or greater on two separate occasions defines diabetes. Random >200mg/dl plus symptoms also defines diabetes. Think of blood sugar like speedometer in car which varies all time depending upon road conditions. Average speed is akin to hemoglobin a1c which is average sugar over last 3 months, ideally <5.7%. ...Read more
Decrease blood sugar:
You can usually reduce the level of your blood glucose and HbA1c if you:
Eat a healthy and balanced diet.
Lose weight if you are overweight.
Do some physical activity regularly
There are various medicines that can reduce the blood glucose level
http://patient. Info/health/type-2-diabetes ...Read more
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