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Is non fasting glucose of 94 good?

Is non fasting glucose of 94 good?

Normal: Any random non fasting glucose of under 200 mg/dl is considered normal. Fasting blood sugars should be less than 126 mg/dl. ...Read more

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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What does a non fasting glucose of 114 mean?

Not much: If you're going to check a glucose, do it fasting or two hours after a meal. Those are the only times that there are standardized normal values. A glucose of 200 or greater at any time is indicative of diabetes. ...Read more

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What is a normal range for a non fasting glucose number?

Wide range: After a meal, the glu can vary a lot, depending on what you ate, when you ate, and how fast your GI tract digests the food. A random glucose of more than 200 is indicative of diabetes, but it should be verified with a fasting glucose or an a1c. ...Read more

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What is the normal range for a non-fasting glucose number?

What is the normal range for a non-fasting glucose number?

Below 140: But there are a lot of variables that can affect this - how long ago someone ate, how much they ate, the mix of carbs, fat, and protein, as well as the mix of simple and complex carbs. For this reason, a fasting blood sugar is preferred for determine whether or not someone has diabetes. ...Read more

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Recently had a fasting glucose of 118 (during a time of high stress). Then had AC1 - 5.2 (normal) & non-fasting glucose - 119. Should I ask for OGTT?

Recently had a fasting glucose of 118 (during a time of high stress). Then had AC1 - 5.2 (normal) & non-fasting glucose - 119. Should I ask for OGTT?

Options: Hi. Since an OGTT includes a fasting glucose in the test, you could do the OGTT to get both fasting and challenged glucose. A1c and random glucose are the two least sensitive tests for early glycemic abnormalities. Eat healthily and exercise regularly. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a non-fasting glucose serum of 62mg. My hands shake when i don't eat. Is this normal?

Probably normal: Probably normal. Most likely you're significantly overweight and have a family history of diabetes. You have a large Insulin response to eating, which drops your sugar back toward normal and causes symptoms. It won't however, ever drop your sugar below normal or be dangerous. The fix is losing weight to eliminate the need for your body to make large amounts of Insulin or drop your sugar quickly. ...Read more

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What might be cause of trace ketones and moderate blood in routine urine sample. NO RBC in urine though. My non-fasting glucose was 102. ?

What might be cause of trace ketones and moderate blood in routine urine sample. NO RBC in urine though. My non-fasting glucose was 102. ?

Few issues: It is abnormal to have blood in thevurine. So this must be accounted for. Now if you are on a period or kidney stones this may account for the blood. But must know the cause. So hydrate well and go back to doctor for another sample to see if the blood is gone. If not you may have to do further testing ...Read more

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6'3" 155 lb non fasting glucose 62 mg/ dl. Ate meal oatmeal fruit peanut butter < 1 hour before. Doc surpised i didn't have symptoms. Why low level?

6'3" 155 lb non fasting glucose 62 mg/ dl.  Ate meal oatmeal fruit peanut butter < 1 hour before.  Doc surpised i didn't have symptoms.  Why low level?

Could be the read: Sometimes, glucometers don't read your blood sugar correctly. If the data doesn't feel the symptoms, then you should consider it to be lab error. ...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