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What can happen when my blood sugar level has reached over 600?

What can happen when my blood sugar level has reached over 600?

It depends...: If you are type1, then this is approaching danger--diabtetic ketoacidosis..Seek care asap. If type 2 and you have very high sugar regularly, you dont need emergency care, but definitely consult with your doc asap to help with safely lower your sugar and better manage your diabetes. If you have dizziness, blurry vision, weakness, nausea, excessive urination, thirst etc..Call ems.. Asap. ...Read more

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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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• I am diabetic since 5 years,for the last 5 years my fasting blood glucose in between 125-134 mg/dL and my blood sugar level two hours after eati?

•	 I am diabetic since 5 years,for the last 5 years  my fasting  blood glucose in between 125-134 mg/dL and my  blood sugar level two hours after eati?

No specific question: The fasting blood sugar results you are providing do indeed point to diabetes. Are you under the care of a physician and being treated for the diabetes? If you are on medication I would advise that you follow up with your physician to discuss your results. Heed the lifestyle advice that your doctor gives you, changing your diet and exercising will greatly affect you long term outcome. ...Read more

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How I can reduce my blood sugar level?

How I can reduce my blood sugar level?

Elevated glucose: Watching simple carbs and doing more physical exercise would help. However if these measures are not enough, one may need medications if glucose stays significantly elevated especially in diabetics. ...Read more

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My blood sugar level is 162 is that good?

My blood sugar level is 162 is that good?

Goal is: 90-130 am, 90-150 2-4 hours after eating without any numbers <80. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my blood sugar level too low?

How can I tell if my blood sugar level too low?

By measuring it: The only way to measure the level of your blood sugar is by measuing it with a blood glucose monitor. Some of the symptoms of low blood sugar are hunger, feeling shaky, dizziness, weakness, headache, irritability, sweating, poor coordination, numbness of the mouth and tongue, and eventually passing out. ...Read more

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What should I eat to raise my blood sugar level?

What should I eat to raise my blood sugar level?

Imple sugars in liqu: Lich as thce but any real fruit juice is loaded with sugar and is absorbed rapidly. There are also a number of products such as glucose tabs. That can be utilized. In severe hypoglycemia an injectable medicine called glucagon may be utilized.Caution with glucagon it can rarely cause severe elevation of blood pressure. ...Read more

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How do I get my blood sugar level back to normal?

How do I get my blood sugar level back to normal?

Meat and veggies: Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels and then you will get hungry again. The fats in the meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry will act like a "log on your metabolic fire" to keep your blood sugar stable for hours. ...Read more

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What are good ways to boost my blood sugar level?

What are good ways to boost my blood sugar level?

Why: Why would you want to increase your blood sugar levels? If you're on diabetes medication, just work w/your doctor to take less. If you don't have diabetes, your blood sugar will not drop below normal unless you have prior GI surgery, cancer or end stage kidney or liver disease. Spontaneous hypoglycemia does not occur as your body has mechanisms to prevent it from happening. ...Read more

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My blood sugar level is 445, how dangerous is that?

Very!: Depending on what else is going on, you are at immediate and serious risk. Please go to the nearest hospital emergency room for treatment. ...Read more

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How can exercise help me to lower my blood sugar level?

How can exercise help me to lower my blood sugar level?

Two ways.: Short-term, exercise causes more blood to go to the muscles to deliver oxygen. This results in more glucose going to the muscles as well, so exercise lowers blood sugar during exercise & for ~2 hr after. Long-term, resistance exercise (lifting weights) helps build more muscle mass. More muscle mass means more tissue to clear glucose from the blood after a meal, even if you're not exercising then. ...Read more

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My blood sugar level was 148 this morning. Is that bad?

Perspective : If you don't have a diagnosis of diabetes, it is time to see your doctor right away. If you have it, a fasting sugar like this is considered high. Your diabetes doctor can work with you to bring the blood sugars down if they tend to be this elevated when fasting. ...Read more

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My blood sugar level is 170 while fasting is this normal?

You have Diabetes: Nope. I am sure the doctor who ordered the test has already told you what this means. You have diabetes. You need to get back to the doctor to learn what to do next. ...Read more

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How can lower my blood sugar level? It wass 371 this morning?

See your doctor!: You need education, testing, diet, exercise, weight loss, monitoring. Control of BP and lipids, prevention of complications and medication which your can prescribe for you. ...Read more

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My blood sugar level is normal after 2 hours of eating but high after 4 hours?

My blood sugar level is normal after 2 hours of eating but high after 4 hours?

Need for a proper: glucose tolerance test. "Normal" and "high" do not provide sufficient information. Please see your doctor fora proper glucose tolerance test. ...Read more

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What can I do if my blood sugar level this morning without eating was 105 is that good?

What can I do if my blood sugar level this morning without eating was 105 is that good?

Borderline: If you're overweight (particularly with a family history of diabetes) you may be going from Insulin resistance into pre diabetes. Remember, finger stick glucoses often read lower than actual blood sugar. Check w/your physician for additional testing and advice. If you have diabetes, however, your control is very good and 105 is an excellent fasting glucose. ...Read more

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My blood sugar level is 455 what medication should I take and for how long pl suggest diet chart also for me?

See your doctor!: You need to see your doctor immediately and get an individualized regimen of education, diet, exercise, medication and prevention. Your blood sugar is much too high. There is no way to tell you what medication and/or diet you need without seeing you in person. ...Read more

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Can you guys tell me how bad will it change my blood sugar level if i was 2 hours longer in the fasting procedure?

Since I don't: Understand your question it's hard to answer. If you were fasting and had fasted two hours longer, it probably wouldn't have made a significant difference in your blood sugar -- provided you're talking about a fast of over 6 or more hours. Your body has mechanisms to keep your sugar normal unless you have diabetes or other significant problem. ...Read more