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

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

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

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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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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Please describe the normal blood sugar level after food?

Under 180mg: Blood sugar leevels go up after eating but typically remain under the threshold level of 180mg, above which kidney can not handle the sugar which begins to show up in the urine. That would be abnormal and indication of glucose intolerance, in other words suggestive of diabetes. ...Read more

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Hi, I have blood sugar level of 445 after eating. Is it very dangerous?

Concerning, yes!: Hopefully, you are seen by a doctor who needs to know this info and can guide your DM management. Even as a rare spike, this is not good - but serious damage will result if it is more common. Don't delay - call today! Proper care will help and may avert really bad problems. ...Read more