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What Is A Suger Lavel In Fifty Five Year Old Man
Depends on eating: Blood sugar (a test for diabetes) can be measured at various times. A fasting blood sugar should be less than 100 mg/dl, and a blood sugar taken randomly should not exceed 200 mg/dl. Blood sugar 2 hours after a meal should be less than 140. If you think you have high blood sugar, you should see your doctor for a blood draw. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: It depends on the reason for the low hemoglobin.Your docotor needs to do a thorough assessment including family, social, enviromental dietary and genetic history, physical exam and possibly other labs in order to determine the likely cause of your childs anemia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Depends on what time it was taken relative to last meal. You need to talk the pediatrician for guidance. ...Read more
144 pounds: CDC growth charts published in 2000 based on the U.S. Population data gives the height of a 13 yr old boy of 68" at 95th percentile. So the 95th percentile in weight of a 13 yr old boy can be easily read off the graph as 144 pounds. And that's not gross! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My father had a massive stroke one year ago. He is a 54 year old healthy Caucasian male. What are the statistics for life expectancy?
No clear data: Hello Weinstein, The name of the game is risk factor control: blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose control and anti-platelet therapy if the stroke was not a bleeding type. If all risk factors are controlled, he could live quite a long while (>10 years). If poorly controlled, then his life expectancy will be reduced accordingly. Only God knows. ...Read more
Same as any adult: 60-100 per minute lower in athletic individual. ...Read more
Range varies by ht: Accumulated data for hypertension is generally stratified by height not weight. A 13yo would be in the significant hypertensive range with a systolic reading of 117-126 (shorter to taller) and diastolic 75-80(shorter to taller). Add 4 to any reading & the severity increases. It is not appropriate to consider common adult values to be normal for kids! ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
How was test run?: There are several ways to test/check Testosterone (eg RIA, ECLIA, LC/MS/MS). While the results are sometimes similar, often they differ dramatically. Check Table 3 if blood drawn at Quest: http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/testguide.action?dc=TS_Testosterone_LCMSMS. Despite using "same" method, LabCorp gives different normal reference range http://goo.gl/njp7Nm. ...Read more
Wow!Almost anything!: There's a huge range of normal sizes for13-year old boys...On the cusp of puberty for some, late for others. There is a 13-year old in my pediatric practice only 4ft7in; another, 6 feet! go to cdc website @ www.Cdc.Gov; type 'growth charts' in the search box at the right upper corner of this webpage; click thru the menus until see boys charts geared for age13. 50th %tile is "average". ...Read more
Stress,hormonal,meds: Condition called telogen effuvium, this can lead to hair roots to be pushed prematurely that causes hair to fall out in large amount, this may be due to an illness, major life stress, medications, pregnancy and crash diets.But hair usually grows back when cause is corrected other common causes are 1 thyroid disorder 2 hormonal imbalances and iron deficiency 3meds like antidepressant 4 fungal infectio. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not if frequent.: The most common causes of gastritis in your case would be food poisoning, medication reaction (such as with Ibuprofen or aspirin), viral syndrome (stomach flu), and stress. Stress is more likely if greater duration of gastritis. Be on the lookout for blood in the stool. ...Read more
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