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Can you please define normal blood glucose numbers three hours after eating?

Can you please define normal blood glucose numbers three hours after eating?

Fasting normal: 65-105 when drawn out of a vein while fasting. Various authorities have different "normal" levels. There are, however, no exact cut-offs, it's all a continuium. Finger sticks are not accurate enough for diagnosis. Two hour post meal should be less than 130-140, and any glucose >200 at any time suggests diabetes. An a1c >6% is also suggestive and needs further evaluation. See diabetes. Org for info. ...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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Blood glucose level reaches 200 three hours after eating dinner. Then insulin. How long should I wait to see the lowest possible near normal score?

Blood glucose level reaches 200 three hours after eating dinner. Then insulin. How long should I wait to see the lowest possible near normal score?

Blood sugar: Rapid acting insulin lasts from 4-6 hours and reaches peak effect in 2-3 hours at which time your blood sugar would be at its lowest as a general rule. However if you had taken a long-lasting insulin earlier in the day, it would also be exerting an effect hours later. Your physician who knows your case best is also best qualified to answer your question. ...Read more

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I have meter just because. I didn't feel right so I checked my blood sugars. 120 blood sugar level 3 hours after eating. Is this normal?

I have meter just because. I didn't feel right so I checked my blood sugars. 120 blood sugar level 3 hours after eating. Is this normal?

Just because: This is not an appropriate forum for curiosity. The blood sugar monitor is a medical device and should only be used for proper medical reasons. 120 after 3 hours is wnl. ...Read more

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What can I do if my blood sugar was 124 three hours after eating, is that high?

What can I do if my blood sugar was 124 three hours after eating, is that high?

No: But it is in the higher range of normal. Never decide what do do on the basis of one lab result. If you're overweight with a positive family history of diabetes, start a regimen of diet, exercise and weight reduction. Check w/ your doctor. ...Read more

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Blood sugar 185 1 hour after eating but normal at 75 two hours after. Is this normal??

Less than 140 is OK: Normal blood sugar 2 hours after eating is less than 140. See https://www. Reference. Com/health/normal-adult-blood-sugar-level-e0e0ec8c8029030? qo=cdpArticles ...Read more

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What is the healthy, normal blood sugar range for a non-diabetic adult 2 hours after eating a meal?

What is the healthy, normal blood sugar range for a non-diabetic adult 2 hours after eating a meal?

Blood sugars: In a non-diabetic, the blood sugar should be less than 140 two hours after a meal. If it is higher than that, you should consider seeing your doctor to be evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood sugar level approximately 4 hours after eating breakfast?

What is a normal blood sugar level approximately 4 hours after eating breakfast?

Should be < 140mg/dL: You're best off looking at a 2 hr post meal blood sugar because by the time 4 hours have gone by, blood sugar may have come down from a much higher value. ...Read more

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Baseline & fasting blood sugar is always normal. Blood sugar drops to 45/55 about an hour After eating a sugary meal. Is this dangerous?

Baseline & fasting blood sugar is always normal. Blood sugar drops to 45/55 about an hour After eating a sugary meal. Is this dangerous?

Reactive hypoglycemi: This sounds like reactive hypoglycemia, essentially an overreaction of the pancreas to a large load of ingested sugar. This can usually be controlled by eating smaller meals more frequently and by limiting simple sugars, replacing them with complex carbohydrates and fiber. If symptoms persist despite this management, see doctor for blood testing for insulin levels and such. ...Read more

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15 minutes after eating breakfast my blood sugar was 152. However it tapered off quickly and was back under 100 after one hour. Is this normal?

15 minutes after eating breakfast my blood sugar was 152. However it tapered off quickly and was back under 100 after one hour. Is this normal?

Yes: While it is not a standardized test the data your provided is no cause for concern.
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In a non diabetic patient, is it normal for blood sugar to go up after meals with in 1-2 hours after eating and blood sugar is 120. If over 100 bad?

In a non diabetic patient, is it normal for blood sugar to go up after meals with in 1-2 hours after eating and blood sugar is 120. If over 100 bad?

Well: Blood sugar up to 120 after meals non-fasting is normal. Lesson 120 fasting in the morning is also normal. His primary care physician for lab work if you have concerns ...Read more

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Not diabetic. My mom checked my blood sugar 2 hours after eating breakfast. It was 90. Is that normal 2 hours after eating?

Normal blood sugar: That is a perfectly normal blood sugar 2 hours after a meal. Usually if you have a random blood sugar of over 200, or if you have a blood sugar of over 125 while fasting, that would need further evaluation for diabetes.
Hope that you find this helpfull. ...Read more

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I have confirmed sugar in urine. Fatigue. Feeling faint with physical activity. Blood sugar is normal. 96 two hours after eating. 88 i'n mornings. Have to wait two weeks to see dr. What should I do i'n meantime?

Ok to wait: I'm not sure if you indeed have diabetes based on data you provided. I have seen many times positive urines for glucose yet endocrine workup is negative for diabetes (urine contamination with sugar perhaps?) or if your kidneys tend to. ...Read more

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Might it be that a diabetic have normal blood glucose levels 2-3 hrs after eating?

If treated: If someone with diabetes is receiving appropriate treatment and is in good control then it is possible to have normal post prandial blood sugars. That would be great! ...Read more

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What are the normal blood sugar ranges after eating?

If it's a: Lab draw, not a finger-stick, it should be less than 130 in two hours. Check w/diabetes.Org for more info or your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a blood sugar of 147 30-40 minutes after eating?

Yes: This is normal but a blood sugar number at 2 hours after meal will provide better diagnostic value. ...Read more

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Does normal blood sugar vary by age? What are the normal fasting and normal after-eating blood sugar ranges?

Does normal blood sugar vary by age? What are the normal fasting and normal after-eating blood sugar ranges?

Same: Except for newborns, normal fasting blood sugars range from 65-99 mg/dl. 2 hours after eating blood sugar should be no higher than 139 mg/dl to be considered in the normal range. ...Read more

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What should a normal blood glucose reading be 2 after eating a meal?

Normal glucose: Less than 200 mg/dl, but in my experience in most normal people it is no more than 140-160 (more toward the lower end). ...Read more

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What's a normal / good blood sugar level after eating?

What's a normal / good blood sugar level after eating?

Post prandial: A normal 2-hour post prandial blood sugar is defined as < 140 mg/dl. ...Read more

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Is a blood sugar level of 4.8 just after eating normal?

It depends: Upon how long after eating, but is probably normal. Fasting or two hour post-meal is easier to evaluate as there are scientific standards for these time points. An a1c will evaluate glucose over past 3 mos. No matter what your blood sugar, if you're overweight begin a program of education, diet, exercise and weight loss. ...Read more

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Wat is a normal blood sugar level for a 106 lb 24 year old before n after eating?

Standard: Less than 120

less than 200 after

ask your doc about hba1c - measures average over 6 weeks with one test. ...Read more