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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

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 normal blood sugar level after a meal?

What is the normal blood sugar level after a meal?

Under 120: Independent of what they eat, the blood sugar of a truly normal person is: Under 120 mg/dl (6.6 mmol/L) one or two hours after a meal. Most normal people are under 100 mg/dl (5.5 mmol/L) two hours after eating. ...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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What is a normal fasting blood sugar level?

If fasting overnight: And drawn out of a vein by a lab, it's less than 100. Check diabetes.Org. ...Read more

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What is a healthy blood sugar after eating?

What is a healthy blood sugar after eating?

70-120: would be ideal. It may go a bit higher but as long as it comes right down into this range it is fine ...Read more

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What is a normal blood sugar?

What is a normal blood sugar?

Blood sugar: For the majority of healthy individuals, normal blood sugar levels are as follows: Between 4.0 to 6.0 mmol/L (72 to 108 mg/dL) when fasting Up to 7.8 mmol/L (140 mg/dL) 2 hours after eating https://www.diabetes.co.uk/diabetes_care/blood-sugar-level-ranges.html ...Read more

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What is a normal non fasting blood sugar levels?

What is a normal non fasting blood sugar levels?

High blood sugar: In most cases a blood sugar is high if greater than 200 mg/dl. A fasting blood sugar should be less than 126 mg/dl. ...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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What exactly is the normal blood glucose levels when fasting and after eating?

What exactly is the normal blood glucose levels when fasting and after eating?

See below: Fasting blood sugar normally is between 70-90 mg. Any reading of 100 or over is considered abnormal. After eating blood sugar levels will typically go up above 100mg but rarely go up higher than 150-160mg. If it is going up above 180mg, it is abnormal and you may be heading for diabetes.Fasting blood sugars between 100 to 125 mg are borderline high, called prediabetes, require attention. ...Read more

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What is a normal glucose reading after eating?

What is a normal glucose reading after eating?

Diabetes: Fasting plasma glucose (fpg) ? 126 mg/dl (7.0 mmol/l) or symptoms (such as polyuria, polydipsia, unexplained weight loss) and a random plasma glucose ? 200 mg/dl (11.1 mmol/l) or plasma glucose ? 200 mg/dl ( 11.1 mmol/l) 2 hours after a 75g glucose load or a1c ? 6.5%. ...Read more

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What is a normal range for blood sugar prior to breakfast?

Under 100: A normal fasting glucose is under 100 mg/dl. Above 125 is considered diabetes. Between 100 and 125 is impaired glucose tolerance. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood sugar level after drinking a cup of coffee?

What is a normal blood sugar level after drinking a cup of coffee?

Normal: I don't quite understand the question. You should only be checking your blood sugar regularly if you have diabetes. In that event I would strongly advise you not to put sugar in your coffee. If you don't have diabetes there is no need to be concerned about sugar in your coffee but not too much or too often. ...Read more

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What is a healthy blood sugar level?

What is a healthy blood sugar level?

Blood sugar: fating 60-100. 101-125 is elevated over 126 is considered diabetic. ...Read more

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What is a normal/average blood sugar level?

What is a normal/average blood sugar level?

65-100: 65-100 when drawn out of a vein while fasting. Various authorities have different "normal" levels. There are, however, no exact cut-offs, it's all a continuium. See diabetes.Org for more into. ...Read more

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What should a normal blood glucose reading be 2 after eating a meal?

Normal glucose: Less than 200 mg/dl, but in my experience in most normal people it is no more than 140-160 (more toward the lower end). ...Read more

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What is normal blood sugar leval and cholestoral level for a diabetic?

See below: Normal blood sugar varies by the timing of eating. Fasting levels run between 65-100mg(normal people) . Post eating the values go up between 100mg to 180mg(normal individuals). Diabetetics will have values slightly higher than in normal people. Cholesterol level should be under 200mg. But it is important to obtain a lipid profile whic includes levels of all fats including triglycerides, ldl/hdl. ...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