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What is a normal blood sugar level before breakfast and 2 hours after breakfast.?

What is a normal blood sugar level before breakfast and 2 hours after breakfast.?

100 and 140: A normal blood sugar on an empty stomach before breakfast is 100 or less. Two hours after breakfast anything under 140 is considered normal. Fasting sugar over 125 and a 2 hour sugar over 200 is considered diabetes. In between these numbers is called impaired fasting glucose or impaired glucose tolerance. ...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 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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Help! Is getting a 3.2 blood sugar level before breakfast bad?

Help! Is getting a 3.2 blood sugar level before breakfast bad?

Unclear info: Please provide the complete result with the units of measure. What you provided is not consistent with the usual measure in the USA. ...Read more

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My blood sugar level @ 192 mg/dl @ post prandial, should I be concerned?

My blood sugar level @ 192 mg/dl @ post prandial, should I be concerned?

What's preprandial?: Hi. That may be abnormal. Are you a diabetic? How long after the meal was it? If you're concerned, talk with your doctor. If you're a known diabetic, discuss glucose goals. If you're not diagnosed, get tested. In any event, eat healthy and exercise regularly FOR LIFE. Good luck! ...Read more

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My blood sugar is 180 after 2 hours of breakfast, am I diabetic.

My blood sugar is 180 after 2 hours of breakfast, am I diabetic.

Insufficient info: The information you provided is not diagnostic of diabetes. However, if you are concerned, you should get a hemoglobin A 1c level done. Consult this site for more information on this topic:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/diabetes/basics/tests-diagnosis/CON-20033091
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Will taking 1000mg of vit c after breakfast cause a rapid fall in blood glucose?

Will taking 1000mg of vit c after breakfast cause a rapid fall in blood glucose?

NO: The only thing proven to cause a rapid fall in blood sugar at ant time is an injection of insulin. Vitamin c has no significant effect on blood sugar.
For an interesting article on dietary control of reactive hypoglycemia see http://ryano123.Hubpages. Com/hub/reactive-hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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Lmy blood sugar is 115 before breakfast am I a diabetic?

Lmy blood sugar is 115 before breakfast am I a diabetic?

More Testing Needed: You need a three hour glucose tolerance test and the diabetes test called a hemoglobin a1c before your question can be answered. ...Read more

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Fasting blood sugar was 98 an 90 minutes after breakfast was 86 why such a high fasting?

Fasting blood sugar was 98 an 90 minutes after breakfast was 86 why such a high fasting?

Fasting glucose: There are many reasons why your blood sugar varies. After a mean diet, weight, and medications, if you are them, and age affect it. Do not worry about fasting glucose levels. There is a test called a hemoglobin 1ac. This measures glucose control for the past 3 months. If you are above the level for a diabetic on the test result, you have diabetes. If you are a diabetic your result such be, 7%. ...Read more

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My fasting blood sugar is 75mg/dl, 1 hour after breakfast is 154 mg/dl. Gct test value is 141mg/dl. I am 15 weeks pregnant. Am I diabetic?

My fasting blood sugar is 75mg/dl, 1 hour after breakfast is 154 mg/dl. Gct test value is 141mg/dl. I am 15 weeks pregnant. Am I diabetic?

Blood glucose: With the parameters you provided, you are not diabetic. To define diabetes, fasting sugar should be > 126 (from 110-125 is known as glucose intolerance, pre-diabetic) and after food > 200. ...Read more

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Fasting sugar 95 after two hrs (after breakfast) 144. Are these normal levels and any cause for concern?

Fasting sugar 95 after two hrs (after breakfast) 144. Are these normal levels and any cause for concern?

Yes but not urgent: There is a range of blood sugars that are not high enough to be called Diabetes but are higher than desired. Patients in this range are considered to be Pre-diabetic (Have an increased risk of becoming Diabetic)

FBS 126 =Diabetes.
2HPP (after a meal) 200 = Diabetes

The 2HPP will detect DM and Pre-DM earlier ...Read more

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Is 124.2 mg/dl a normal blood sugar level for a 17 years old girl after a meal for after 3 hours?

Is 124.2 mg/dl a normal blood sugar level for a 17 years old girl after a meal for after 3 hours?

Probably normal: Hi. There aren't diagnostic criteria for normal sugar 3 hours after a mixed meal that I'm aware of, but I'd say that seems pretty much normal. Variables would be how much carb and fat were in the mixed meal; they influence how much and how quickly sugar will appear in the blood. If you're worried, talk with your doc about doing a 75-gram oral glucose tolerance test. Good luck! ...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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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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Is a blood sugar level of 138 normal for a 106lb 24 year old female normal when she hasn't eat anything for five hours?

Hi blood sugars: The elevated blood sugar you mentioned is suggestive but not diagnostic of hyperglycemia. Other tests such as h.A1c and fasting blood sugar would be better diagnostically. ...Read more

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Is a blood sugar level of 95 normal for a 17 year old 5 hours after having a meal?

Yes it is: But it's in the high normal range. If you're obese it would also be important to see what your glucose is 2 hours after a meal and even do a hba1c to evaluate long term glucose levels. Discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is blood sugar level of 101 normal after 3 hours of meal also took a cup of tea in between.

Is blood sugar level of 101 normal after 3 hours of meal also took a cup of tea in between.

Okay: Given the information you provided earlier, your blood glucose levels are okay.
Get some exercise. ...Read more

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Is 5.8 a high fasting blood sugar level? And how come after I eat, an hour later it's 4.0 and I feel a little off/ shakey? Is this normal?

Slightly high: Hi. Yes, your fasting blood sugar is slightly high, but for diagnostics, you can't use finger stick glucose, you use serum glucose (drawn from a vein in your arm). Are you overweight/obese? If fasting serum glucose is 5.8 (or reproducibly above 5.5), you have prediabetes. You may be briskly secreting insulin in response to food intake, giving you your symptoms. Eat healthily and exercise regularly ...Read more

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What is a normal blood sugar level for a type 2 diabetic?

What is a normal blood sugar level for a type 2 diabetic?

125 - 150: A fasting blood sugar of 125 and a blood sugar 1hr after eating of 140 would be good. An a1c test measures your average sugar for the previous 90 days. An a1c of less than 7 is recommended and that correlates to an average blood sugar of 150. ...Read more