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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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How do I know if this is a normal blood glucose level after about an hour of eating?

How do I know if this is a normal blood glucose level after about an hour of eating?

Incomplete question: Please consult this site for glucose values a different times after a meal. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003466.htm. ...Read more

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What's normal blood glucose level in a non diabetic person?

What's normal blood glucose level in a non diabetic person?

Normal blood sugar : Essentially: fasting blood sugar should be 65-99 mg/dl; 2 hours following a meal or oral glucose challenge: blood sugar should be < 140 mg/dl. ...Read more

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What exactly is the normal blood glucose level for a 16 year old.?

It varies: A fasting blood glucose greater than or equal to 126 is considered a level of diabetes. Less than 45 is too low. A random glucose of greater than 200 is considered diabetic. ...Read more

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What is the normal blood glucose level after eating a meal?

What is the normal blood glucose level after eating a meal?

Less than 200: Your blood glucose should not exceed 200mg/dl, any time after a meal. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003466.htm. ...Read more

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What is the normal range for blood glucose level?

What is the normal range for blood glucose level?

Agree but: Agree with dr gupta, with exception that A1c > 5.7% may suggest pre-diabetes.. ...Read more

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My blood glucose level is 93. Normal range: 70 to 99. Since its upper border, is this a concern?Was done after an overnight fast.

My blood glucose level is 93. Normal range: 70 to 99. Since its upper border, is this a concern?Was done after an overnight fast.

Nutrition: These are within guidelines of the American diabetes Association. Congratulations keep up the good work! Avoid high sugary foods and high fructose corn syrup to maintain good glycemic balance ...Read more

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I'm 18 yrs old, 42kg height 5'2 I've 5.1 fasting blood glucose level, is this normal or something to be worried about.What food should I avoid thanku?

I'm 18 yrs old, 42kg height 5'2 I've 5.1 fasting blood glucose level, is this normal or something to be worried about.What food should I avoid thanku?

Normal: If you meant 5.1 mmol/l ( ~ 92 mg/dl), that is fine, the problem is your weight rather, you still need to see an endocrinologist , you need an evaluation, maybe your thyroid or it is just your built, wish you wellness ...Read more

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