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Doctor insights on: What Is Normal Blood Sugar In People Over 60

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Any truth to the claim that consuming more fat, include trans fat, and little/no sugar will bring blood glucose level to normal range? Exercise too.

Any truth to the claim that consuming more fat, include trans fat, and little/no sugar will bring blood glucose level to normal range? Exercise too.

Don't get your life: With diabetes, you need to be monitored closely as you experiment. Don't expect miraculous results from swapping calories from one group to another. It's much more to your credit that you're exercising, and this will be a huge help to you -- as will simply being pro-active about your health. Best wishes. ...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 should my blood glucose/ blood sugar be at?

What should my blood glucose/ blood sugar be at?

70-99mg/dl fasting: Normal blood sugars are between 70-100mg/dl when you are in a fasting state (at least 8hrs). Diabetes is present when the number hits 126mg/dl in the fasting state. When the sugars fall in between these ranges (100-125), this would be considered impaired fasting glucose or pre-diabetes (borderline diabetes). ...Read more

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Will 4 grams of sugar affect fasting blood glucose?

Do you have diabetes: If you have diabetes the more sugar you take the higher your blood sugar is likely to be.

If you don't have diabetes it is likely that 4 grams of sugar won't affect your diabetes.

Why are you taking 4 grams of sugar?
Are you really weighing it? ...Read more

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At fasting blood glucose is 4.75 taken sugar after 2 hours then glucose is 4.74?

At fasting blood glucose is 4.75 taken sugar after 2 hours then glucose is 4.74?

Normal: Both levels are normal. Blood sugar levels can remain very stable no matter what you eat when you have a normal pancreas. ...Read more

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I smoke rarely, every few days I would have one. Would I be able to keep a good blood glucose/sugar level if I just have just one cigarette?

Your blood: Sugar depends upon thousands of things, most of which you cannot control. You can, however, control diet, exercise, risk factors, medication, monitoring, glucose control etc. Smoking is one of those thing you an also control. It's not up to me to tell you how much you can get away with before you have trouble, because it's impossible to state with certainty. Your choice. I can't give permission. ...Read more

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What is making my vision blur? Its worse when I eat sugar or blood glucose goes below 5.0mmol but is sometimes blurred when glucose level is good. Idea

What is making my vision blur? Its worse when I eat sugar or blood glucose goes below 5.0mmol but is sometimes blurred when glucose level is good. Idea

Fluctuating glucose: Patients with fluctuating blood sugar levels often have fluctuations in vision. It could be simply that, something like latent hyperopia and need for glasses, or something more serious. You need a good eye exam to diagnose. Diabetics need to be seen annually at the least. ...Read more

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Is it true that 5 grams of table sugar will not raise your blood glucose level? (Assuming nothing else consumed with it--just the 5 g of sugar)

Is it true that 5 grams of table sugar will not raise your blood glucose level? (Assuming nothing else consumed with it--just the 5 g of sugar)

Sugar: 42 M: Is it true that 5 grams of table sugar will not raise your blood glucose level? (Assuming nothing else consumed with it--just the 5 g of sugar) ANS: This will depend on how large you are but not likely to increase BS. Easy to test in you. Let us know. ...Read more

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What is normal blood sugar?

What is normal blood sugar?

Fasting: 70-100 mg: If have not eaten or drank anything, except for water, for an eight hour period, this fasting blood sugar level is about 70-100. An hour after earing it may peak to about 170, and by two hours it should return to about normal fasting levels. If two or three fasting sugars are between 100-126, it is called 'impaired glucose tolerance'. If repeated FBS is over 126, it is considered type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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What is normal blood sugar range?

Depends. . .: If fasting, 60-99mg/dl is considered normal. 100-125mg/dl is impaired fasting and 125mg/dl or greater on two separate occasions defines diabetes. Random >200mg/dl plus symptoms also defines diabetes. Think of blood sugar like speedometer in car which varies all time depending upon road conditions. Average speed is akin to hemoglobin a1c which is average sugar over last 3 months, ideally <5.7%. ...Read more

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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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How high is normal blood sugar 1 hour after meal?

How high is normal blood sugar 1 hour after meal?

Depends on what you: If you are diabetic it should be <140 if you are in excellent control. ...Read more

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Notmal blood sugar?

Notmal blood sugar?

Please elaborate: Please elaborate your question. What would you like to know about normal sugar.Normal fasting glucose levels in blood are less than 100. Between 100 and 126 are prediabetic or glucose intolerant, after 127 pre diabetic. A1c is normal <5.6 prediabetics 5.7-6.4. Diabetics are >6.5, uncontrolled diabetics are A1c >7. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood sugar?

What is a normal blood sugar?

Blood sugar: For the majority of healthy individuals, normal blood sugar levels are as follows:

Between 4.0 to 6.0 mmol/L (72 to 108 mg/dL) when fasting
Up to 7.8 mmol/L (140 mg/dL) 2 hours after eating
https://www.diabetes.co. Uk/diabetes_care/blood-sugar-level-ranges. Html ...Read more

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What is the normal range of blood sugar?

What is the normal range of blood sugar?

Fasting blood sugar: Between 70 to 100 fasting blood sugar level is consider normal value. This value can slightly vary from lab to lab. ...Read more

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What is a normal reading for blood sugar?

What is a normal reading for blood sugar?

Blood sugar: For the majority of healthy individuals, normal blood sugar levels are as follows:

Between 4.0 to 6.0 mmol/L (72 to 108 mg/dL) when fasting
Up to 7.8 mmol/L (140 mg/dL) 2 hours after eating ...Read more

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What is the normal level for blood sugar?

What is the normal level for blood sugar?

Fasting: Less than 100, non- fasting it is very variable. There is a very good test that you can buy at a pharmacy, it is called hba1-c now which will tell you wether your average blood sugar is greater than normal. ...Read more

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What is the normal range for blood sugar?

What is the normal range for blood sugar?

Normal glucose range: Fasting: 65-99 mg/dl

2-hours following a meal: < 140 mg/dl. ...Read more

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Is it normal blood sugar for a 43 year old?

The same as anyone: Normal is normal. Normal for a 43 year old (from a vein not a finger stick) is less than 110 when fasting and less than 140 two hours after eating. An a1c test can give you an average glucose for the past 3 mos. ...Read more

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Please describe the normal blood sugar for me?

FBS: I don't know what is normal for you. But for adults the fasting level would usually be around 70 to 100 (normal). ...Read more

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Is blood sugar 74 normal if not what is?

Is blood sugar 74 normal if not what is?

Normal, if all well: Normal blood sugar levels while fasting can range from 60 or 70 up to 100. So, if one has no symptoms and feels fine with a 74 blood sugar before eating, she has a normal blood sugar level. ...Read more