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What Is Normal Blood Sugar In People Over 60
I have my blood sugar fasting done the value is 100 and after food the value is 110 are they normal?
Stable: Most labs have fasting blood sugars in the normal range of 70-100, so 100 would be stable. After eating, a 110 level is very stable and normal. ...Read more
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
I have triple the normal urine cortisol.no tumors. Lower than normal white blood cells. Is there a way to treat these abnormalities?
Triple too high: do a Decadeon suppression test. Take 2 mg a day for 2 days, collect unemotional the second day, it should be very low ...Read more
My lymhocytes are 0.8 low .No symptoms read if rest of blood lines are in normal range it is not an issue. Is this accurate ? In past my lymphs 1.5.
No worry: Your lymphocyte count is in the normal range, even though lower than before. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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
The body can be damaged if blood sugar is higher than normal for a few years. At what LEVEL (measurement number of blood sugar) does damage begin?
Normal glucose: 41 F US: What is glucose levels look like in normal people? ANS: This depends on the lab and the conditions under which the glucose was obtained. So need more details. The lab will give normal values for fasting glucose levels. If a glucose tolerance test is done to Dx diabetes or pre-diabetes there are specific levels at specific times of the test. Different if pregnant. Go to Amer. Diabetes site ...Read more
I have very frequent urine sensation . My blood sugar level, blood pressure level and cholesterol levels are all normal . Is this sensation a reason for some other disease?
Possible: What you are describing suggests inflammation/irritation of the urinary bladder and/or abnormality of nerve supply to the bladder. It could also be due to infection in the bladder. In an older man it may suggest enlarged prostate. Please consult your doctor for an evaluation as the issue may require urine testing and bladder function studies. ...Read more
How to reduce creatinine level from 4.9, having protein in urine of 67 mg. Person also have fasting blood sugar of 160 and now slowly coming to normal?
Lowering creatinine: It seems as if this person has diabetes. Apparently, this person has seen a physician. The creatinine (c) is dependent on a person's sex, age, weight and race. To know what the renal function, a 24 hour urine for (c) clearance and protein needs to be done as well as a renal ultrasound. Go to physician and have the glucose controlled. The c may not go down but may not increase with therapy ...Read more
What to do if blood pressure goes low like 130/60 and sugar rises to 425 in a diabetic male aged 51?
NO, IT'S NOT: It just another of the millions of internet and supplement scams that take your money, don't help you, and could potentially put toxins into your body. You don't know what's in the pill or how it's supposed to help you -- then why on earth would you pay money to do that to yourself? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. See diabetes.Org or your doctor. ...Read more
Male,age 23,Indian. On a Blood Test(CBC) all components are within Normal Range except for "MONOCYTES which are 01%". Anything to worry ??
No: Certain bone marrow abnormalities & large number of infections have been associated with monocytosis including brucellosis, varicella-zoster, bacterial endocarditis, tuberculosis, malaria, typhoid fever, syphilis, and trypanosomiasis. An abnormal WBC & other cell count are associated with these conditions. An isolated increase monocyte count is non-specific finding without any significance ...Read more
Wondering whether glucobetic capsule is helpful in keeping the blood sugar level in normal range?
No: It's just another internet scam. Don't waste your money. Listen to your doctor instead. Don't get your medical information from tv, friends, or the internet. ...Read more
Does normal blood sugar vary by age? What are the normal fasting and normal after-eating blood sugar ranges?
Blood pressure reading of 120/50 is this normal also thyroid blood results TSH 0.21 and Free T4 is 19.3.. are these now within 'normal' range ?
Looks okay: If you feel okay, there is no such thing as "low blood pressure"; it need be only high enough to keep your body perfused. Whether these thyroid labs are okay depends on the units. Reference ranges are arbitrarily set so that several percent of healthies fall outside. Glad you're staying proactive. BEst wishes. ...Read more
Similar for under 70: In general, the blood pressure ranges are not different for patients over 70, although in the past, some thought so due to "hardening' of the arteries. Ideal BP - less than 120/80. "prehypertension" - less than 140/90. Patients with diabetes or other certain conditions may have slightly different goal ranges. I wish you well. ...Read more
My father's age is 73. Suffering from diabetes 20 years. His blood glucose level fluctuating from low to high in a single day. What is the remedy?
No cure: It is Dad's responsibility to manage his diabetes as long as he is in charge of his health. The only thing you can really do in this situation is to offer to exercise as a family. Inform yourself about his diabetes and what he should be doing, and perhaps get guidance from his physician, but ultimately compliance and good control rests with Dad. I am glad you care for him and wish you the best. ...Read more
Child fasting blood sugar 107 and 110 on two different occasions. Is this a sign of diabetes he is 10. Also sometime complain of right eye blurry.
I have frequent low blood sugar attacks, even when my sugar level is at 100. Glucose fixes the attacks. My fasting insulin is 30. Whats wrong with me?
Low at 100?: If you have attacks like this while your blood sugar is 100 mg/dl, it isn't low blood sugar attacks. If you have documented low blood sugars following food, this is very common amongst people with Insulin resistance and risk for type 2 dm. Please discuss with your doctor. A nutrition consult should help to direct you toward more low glycemic index foods. What's your hba1c? Are you on meds? ...Read more
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