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What is a normal blood sugar level for non diabetic and diabetics?

What is a normal blood sugar level for non diabetic and diabetics?

Normal Fasting sugar: It is70 mg to 99 mg.If the sugar is over 125 mg in a fasting state, that is the current definition of diabetes. ...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 are the normal blood sugar levels for non diabetics. I get numbers some times in the 140s- 160's. Not diabetic want to figure if it's normal.

What are the normal blood sugar levels for non diabetics. I get numbers some times in the 140s- 160's. Not diabetic want to figure if it's normal.

Fasting vs nonfastin: Fasting blood sugar level should be between 60-99 (some lab range is up to 110). 100-124 is considered glucose intolerance, and 125 or above is diabetic. Testing for a protein product called a1c is useful. Any random sugar level above 200 is also considered diabetes. Right after meal sugar can be high-up to 160 within first hour. Anyway, i suggest checking with doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are normal blood sugar levels for a non-diabetic?

What are normal blood sugar levels for a non-diabetic?

Fasting glucose: Blood glucose, after an overnight fast should be below 100 mg/dl. Blood sugar between 100-125 is pre-diabetes. ...Read more

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What is the normal blood sugar levels for diabetics?

What is the normal blood sugar levels for diabetics?

Diabetic: How long have you had diabetes. If it was recent in years you would be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. The goal of type 2 diabetes is to get your blood sugar under control and gradually get rid of it once your diabetes has gonE ...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

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

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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Would a pre-diabetic person go back to a normal blood sugar level?

Would a pre-diabetic person go back to a normal blood sugar level?

Yes but it takes har: Diabetes can be reversed as long as it is in the prediabetes stage. But it requires a lot of effort to make lifestyle changes. This would include getting the weight down to a healthy level...Losing 5-10% of body weight is required. This can be done with reduction in caloric intake(eating less) and exercising daily for minimum of 30 minutes. More than half of the folks can bring down their sugar. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood sugar after a meal? #nqlu my boyfriend is a diabetic and had a 177 blood sugar level after our meal. Mine was 157. Is that normail?

What is a normal blood sugar after a meal? #nqlu my boyfriend is a diabetic and had a 177 blood sugar level after our meal.  Mine was 157. Is that normail?

The : The most important point to stress here is when the blood sugar is taken after a meal. Two hours after a meal is a true measure of how well your body is allowing the sugar you consumed to be taken up by the cells( role of insulin). If you take it around an hour after, that is merely an indication of how much sugar you ingested at the meal and does not really tell us much. Therefore the two hour is what will give you useful information. If your boyfriend has well controlled diabetes, then his blood sugar should be 140 or less after two hours. If a non-diabetic such as yourself has a blood sugar greater than or equal to about 140 after two hours then you may have an issue with processing sugar, and will need to see your doctor for diabetes testing. There is no established normal range that we use for non-diabetics at two hours, but most doctors use the 140 cutoff. Please remember the two hour blood sugar test is the most useful. Please see your doctor if you have any further questions or concerns. All the best. ...Read more

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My grandpa is also diabetic and my blood sugar level was 86mg, is that normal without fasting?

My grandpa is also diabetic and my blood sugar level was 86mg, is that normal without fasting?

Can be: It may be normal for you a diabetic would feel weak at 86 but a non diabetic probably goes to the 80's several times a day ...Read more

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Fasting blood sugar level is 6.3. The 3 month average test is normal. Does this mean I am pre diabetic?

Fasting blood sugar level is 6.3. The 3 month average test is normal. Does this mean I am pre diabetic?

Impaired: This is called "impaired fasting glucose", and statistically you have a higher than average chance of getting diabetes, hence the term "pre-diabetes". But now is the time to do something about it: weight loss, exercise, healthy living. You can reverse this. ...Read more

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Could a blood sugar level of 104 fasting cause diabetic neuropathy? My legs are dry, shrinking and feel weak. I'm walking slower than normal.

Could a blood sugar level of 104 fasting cause diabetic neuropathy? My legs are dry, shrinking and feel weak. I'm walking slower than normal.

Unlikely: In order to be diagnosed with diabetes, you have to show abnormalities in one of several ways: fasting glucose over 100 mg/dl, or HgA1c over 6.5% at two separate testing, or a random glucose test > 200 mg/dl. Therefore I would consider the level of 104 fasting mildly abnormal and unless it was elevated at other times in the past, that level by itself is unlikely to cause a true neuropathy. ...Read more

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I am diabetic and blood sugar is 178 today last few days noticed a fast heartbeat at rest? Is this normal for high blood sugar levels?

I am diabetic and blood sugar is 178 today last few days noticed a fast heartbeat at rest? Is this normal for high blood sugar levels?

While your blood: Sugar is higher than it should be and needs better diet, exercise, medication, etc., it will have no effect on your heart rate. If it continues (and i don't know what the rate is) check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a healthy blood sugar level for a non-diabetic person?

What is a healthy blood sugar level for a non-diabetic person?

Blood sugar level: If you don't have diabetes sugar won't hurt you. Unless you want to check your blood sugar regularly - can't think of a good reason - relax and enjoy life. If you are worried because a family member or friend has diabetes have your doctor evaluate your potential diabetes. ...Read more