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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 is the range of normal "fasting" whole blood glucose? May i also get your reference? Thanks!

What is the range of normal "fasting" whole blood glucose? May i also get your reference? Thanks!

74-106: That's "technicaliy" the "normal range", but only for blood drawn from a vein in the fasting state. After meal glucoses and hba1dc determination are also important if you're concerned re: diagnosis of diabetes. Don't be worried if your glucose is slightly lower than the above range. Be aware that what is considered "normal" changes from time to time and has been slowly lowering over years. ...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 am 20 years old weighing 155lbs and my blood glucose ranges from 110-155 is that normal?

I am 20 years old weighing 155lbs and my blood glucose ranges from 110-155 is that normal?

UnfortunatelyNo High: Healthy fasting: ~70-90 mg/dl. Peak after eating ?140 mg/dl. Better yet is hba1c, optimal 5.0% (relative to cv ds events within 5 yrs people middle aged), not called dm until 6.5% by ada & ada recs tx to 7.0% which most people do not reach. Excellent glucose control quite achievable with emphasis on lchf foods, see taubes, attia, nusi.Org, science for smart people, dietdoctor, lustig, fatchance. ...Read more

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Hi there. Would just like to know what is the normal range for urea, creatinine and glucose to be in a blood test?

Hi there. Would just like to know what is the normal range for urea, creatinine and glucose to be in a blood test?

They vary but,,: Normal ranges for constituents like these vary slightly from lab to lab, but basically, the ranges should be about 2.0-8.0 mg/dl for men and 1.5-6.9 mg/dl for women for uric acid. Creatinine in serum is generally < 1.5 mg/dl for both men and women, while serum glucose is usually about 75-115 mg/dl for men and women. Blood urea nitrogen has a normal range of 10-20 mg/dl. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Any truth to the claim that consuming more fat, include trans fat, and little/no sugar will bring blood glucose level to normal range? Exercise too.

Any truth to the claim that consuming more fat, include trans fat, and little/no sugar will bring blood glucose level to normal range?  Exercise too.

Don't get your life: With diabetes, you need to be monitored closely as you experiment. Don't expect miraculous results from swapping calories from one group to another. It's much more to your credit that you're exercising, and this will be a huge help to you -- as will simply being pro-active about your health. Best wishes. ...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