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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 can cause slightly low to low normal glucose levels? Non diabetic. Is it something I should be worried about?

What can cause slightly low to low normal glucose levels? Non diabetic. Is it something I should be worried about?

Numbers : are not as important as symptoms. If asymptomatic. Than no worries. If you are having symptoms talk to your doctor. But low normal is normal. ...Read more

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What are the normal level of glucose in women?

What are the normal level of glucose in women?

<126: Diabetes is diagnosed by two random fasting blood sugars of greater than 126 mg/dl. Fasting sugars greater than 99 are considered to be "pre-diabetic". Less than 70 generally is considered to be hypoglycemic. In diabetics, this can be dangerous. Blood sugars greater than 200 (non-fasting) are also considered abnormal. These are the current definitions but it's more important to judge symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the normal glucose levels and what are the lowest and highest blood glucose can get?

What are the normal glucose levels and what are the lowest and highest blood glucose can get?

High and low: Blood glucose levels can get as low as about 40 and as high as 500 or more. The real question is "why are you asking this?" If you do have diabetes at your age, you must work diligently to keep your blood sugar levels somewhere between 70 and 150. Please keep me informed. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have normal glucose levels while having a high hemoglobin A1c level?

Different: Pretend a glucose level is like taking a snapshot in one point in time. The hemoglobin A1c is like viewing a movie over time. So you could have high glucose over time and have one reading, ie the glucose that is normal. ...Read more

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If you have normal glucose levels, is it still possible for you to be insulin resistance?

Yes: In early stages, body makes more insulin to keep glucose under check but tissues, especially muscles may be resistant to insulin. You can improve your insulin sensitivity by exercise. ...Read more

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Fasting blood work shows 65-99 normal glucose levels mine was 124. Anything to be concerned about? I have Chronic Pancreatitis. 35 year old.

Fasting blood work shows 65-99 normal glucose levels mine was 124. Anything to be concerned about? I have Chronic Pancreatitis. 35 year old.

Prediabetes.: Normally speaking, this fasting blood sugar level will put you in a range that we would call prediabetes, condition which predisposes people to eventually develop diabetes. Your history of chronic pancreatitis put an interesting spin on this as we don't know the quantity and functionality of your insulin producing cells at this point. They should be monitored. ...Read more

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Do liver lesions most likely benign hepatic make a person very tired ?Does liver lesions have to do with a little higher than normal glucose levels?

Do liver lesions most likely benign hepatic make a person very tired  ?Does liver lesions have to do with a little higher than normal glucose levels?

No & no: Benign liver lesions do not usually cause symptoms. Some exception include cavernous hemangiomas can rarely bleed enough to cause pain or become infected; amoebic liver abscess may cause pain, fever, chills and fatigue; fatty liver with liver enlargement (hepatomegaly) may stretch liver capsule causing dull ache in RUQ of abdomen. Blood sugars not affected by benign liver lesions. ...Read more

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Normal glucose levels@ 26 wks of pregnancy-129 mg/dl.Baby 6 lbs @ 34 wks, so doc repeated 1hr glucose test @ 35 wk & levels are 152.Any complications?

Normal glucose levels@ 26 wks of pregnancy-129 mg/dl.Baby 6 lbs @ 34 wks, so doc repeated 1hr glucose test @ 35 wk & levels are 152.Any complications?

Elevated glucose: You have an elevated glucose, gestational diabetes. No cookies, cakes, ice cream ,candy. eat only 3 servings pasta ,bread ( 2 slices) potatoes, /day. F?U w/ your doctor and a nutritionist. Elevated diabetes, can cause large babies but also low sugar after birth. High blood sugar predisposes to infections(UTI) vagnitis http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/guide/gestational_diabetes ...Read more

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The normal range for sodium levels are 135-147, mine is 141. How rapid can sodium and glucose levels increase? Should i be concerned?

The normal range for sodium levels  are 135-147, mine is 141. How rapid can sodium and glucose levels increase? Should i be concerned?

Probably not: Your sodium level is completely normal. Unlike sodium, glucose levels change depending on what you eat during the day. Insulin tries to keep your glucose levels as normal as possible. ...Read more

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What is glucose levels look like in normal people?

Normal glucose: 41 F US: What is glucose levels look like in normal people? ANS: This depends on the lab and the conditions under which the glucose was obtained. So need more details. The lab will give normal values for fasting glucose levels. If a glucose tolerance test is done to Dx diabetes or pre-diabetes there are specific levels at specific times of the test. Different if pregnant. Go to Amer. Diabetes site ...Read more

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Blood glucose levels of 243. Is this normal?

Blood glucose levels of 243. Is this normal?

Diabetes: A lab glucose drawn out of a vein that is 200 or above is diagnostic of diabetes - no matter when it is drawn. Get an appointment to see your doctor soon for evaluation, education, instruction and probable medication. Also, get on a weight reduction program. ...Read more

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What is a normal fluctuation for blood glucose levels?

Quite a lot: Fasting sugars range from 70mg to 100mg. After meals the sugar levels go up substantially anywhere from 100mg to 140mg...So there is a lot of variation among different folks' sugar levels based on what they eat and how their body handles the sugar in the body. ...Read more

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Could fasting for 15 hrs make my blood glucose levels more elevated than normal?

Could fasting for 15 hrs make my blood glucose levels more elevated than normal?

Blood glucose : On the contrary, if you fast for 15 hours your blood glucose level is more likely to be lower. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could I have diabetes if my fasting glucose is sometimes around 6.6 and daytime glucose levels are normal?

Could I have diabetes if my fasting glucose is sometimes around 6.6  and daytime glucose levels are normal?

Impaired glucose tol: A fasting glucose over 7 mmol/l on two occasions would be considered diabetes. A level of 6.6 would be impaired glucose tolerance. I would get a hba1c, if above 6.5, you have diabetes. In any event, a no concentrated sweets diet is in order, and if you are overweight, you must lose weight. Do regular exercise. ...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


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