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245 blood sugar level is it dangerous?

245 blood sugar level is it dangerous?

NOT GOOD: Goal is 90-130 am, 90-150 2-4 hours later in day none <80 if stays high, increases risk of complications 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 is a high blood sugar level?

What is a high blood sugar level?

As defined below: Fasting sugar 100-125 is pre-diabetes and > 2-hrs after eating 140-199 is prediabetes. Fasting 126 and higher and > 2 hours after eating 200 and greater is diabetes. ...Read more

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Is a high blood sugar level dangerous?

Is a high blood sugar level dangerous?

Diabetes is bad!: Too much sugar in the blood is a sign of diabetes. In diabetes, the extra glucose or sugar, in the blood can cause lots of organs to not function properly over time, most importantly the heart and blood vessels, nerves, kidneys, and eyes. This needs to be diagnosed quickly and treated aggressively for prevention of damage to these organs! ...Read more

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What is dangerously low blood sugar level?

What is dangerously low blood sugar level?

Below 60 mg: Normal sugars run between 60-90mg. Most people develop symptoms of hypoglycemia as the blood sugar level gets down to 60mg or lower. Hypoglycemia is a dangerous condition. ...Read more

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What blood sugar is considered too low?

70: Hypoglycemia is a condition characterized by abnormally low blood glucose (blood sugar) levels, usually less than 70 mg/dl. However, it is important to talk to your health care provider about your individual blood glucose targets, and what level is too low for you - ...Read more

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Is 351 a dangerous blood sugar level?

Is 351 a dangerous blood sugar level?

In the long term: Hi. If you run sugars in that range in the long term, then of course it's dangerous...to your eyes, kidneys, nerves, blood vessels, infection risk, amputation risk, etc. Fortunately, in the short term, it's not the least bit dangerous. If you have insulin, it's very easy to treat. If you don't, you should get some! Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the blood sugar level for hyperglycemia?

What is the blood sugar level for hyperglycemia?

Depends...: People who do not have diabetes typically have fasting plasma blood glucose levels that run under 126 mg/dl. In general, high blood glucose, also called 'hyperglycemia', is considered "high" when it is 160 mg/dl and above. If you have diabetes, your physician will define your target blood glucose that is as close to normal as possible that you can safely achieve given your overall medical health. ...Read more

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When is a blood level of ALT dangerous?

When is a blood level of ALT dangerous?

Find the cause: Level itself doesn't matter. It's a warning of possible underlying disease. You can raise your ALT very high just from a boozy weekend, while even a low ALT elevation may be the subtle clue that alerts your physician to hemochromatosis or Wilson's -- easy to treat, if detected, fatal if missed. ...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 reading is considered low blood sugar?

What reading is considered  low blood sugar?

Less than 65 mg/dL: In general, blood sugars of less than 65 mg/dl are considered low. This would be a blood sugar measured as a lab glucose. ...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 are considered dangerous blood sugar levels if diabetic?

High enough: To be associated with formation of ketones that are formed in the condition of diabetic ketosis. ...Read more

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My blood sugar level is 445, how dangerous is that?

Very!: Depending on what else is going on, you are at immediate and serious risk. Please go to the nearest hospital emergency room for treatment. ...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 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