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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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Wat is a normal blood sugar level for a 106 lb 24 year old before n after eating?

Wat is a normal blood sugar level for a 106 lb 24 year old before n after eating?

Standard: Less than 120 less than 200 after ask your doc about hba1c - measures average over 6 weeks with one test. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood sugar level approximately 4 hours after eating breakfast?

What is a normal blood sugar level approximately 4 hours after eating breakfast?

Should be < 140mg/dL: You're best off looking at a 2 hr post meal blood sugar because by the time 4 hours have gone by, blood sugar may have come down from a much higher value. ...Read more

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Is a blood sugar level of 4.8 just after eating normal?

Is a blood sugar level of 4.8 just after eating normal?

It depends: Upon how long after eating, but is probably normal. Fasting or two hour post-meal is easier to evaluate as there are scientific standards for these time points. An a1c will evaluate glucose over past 3 mos. No matter what your blood sugar, if you're overweight begin a program of education, diet, exercise and weight loss. ...Read more

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I have meter just because. I didn't feel right so I checked my blood sugars. 120 blood sugar level 3 hours after eating. Is this normal?

I have meter just because. I didn't feel right so I checked my blood sugars. 120 blood sugar level 3 hours after eating. Is this normal?

Just because: This is not an appropriate forum for curiosity. The blood sugar monitor is a medical device and should only be used for proper medical reasons. 120 after 3 hours is wnl. ...Read more

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Please describe the normal blood sugar level after food?

Under 180mg: Blood sugar leevels go up after eating but typically remain under the threshold level of 180mg, above which kidney can not handle the sugar which begins to show up in the urine. That would be abnormal and indication of glucose intolerance, in other words suggestive of diabetes. ...Read more

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Why would my blood sugar level drop after eating?

Why would my blood sugar level drop after eating?

Reactive: hypoglycemia. Please consult this site for info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetes/expert-answers/reactive-hypoglycemia/FAQ-20057778 ...Read more

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Hi, I have blood sugar level of 445 after eating. Is it very dangerous?

Concerning, yes!: Hopefully, you are seen by a doctor who needs to know this info and can guide your DM management. Even as a rare spike, this is not good - but serious damage will result if it is more common. Don't delay - call today! Proper care will help and may avert really bad problems. ...Read more

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A hour after eating steak, brocoli and corn, blood sugar level was 168, is that high or diabetic range? 24 years old

Ok: That is ok. Check it two hours after meals instead. It should be less than 140. If it's between 140-199 two hours after meal, you could have pre-diabetes. ...Read more

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My blood sugar level @ 192 mg/dl @ post prandial, should I be concerned?

My blood sugar level @ 192 mg/dl @ post prandial, should I be concerned?

What's preprandial?: Hi. That may be abnormal. Are you a diabetic? How long after the meal was it? If you're concerned, talk with your doctor. If you're a known diabetic, discuss glucose goals. If you're not diagnosed, get tested. In any event, eat healthy and exercise regularly FOR LIFE. Good luck! ...Read more

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Baseline & fasting blood sugar is always normal. Blood sugar drops to 45/55 about an hour After eating a sugary meal. Is this dangerous?

 Baseline & fasting blood sugar is always normal. Blood sugar drops to 45/55 about an hour After eating a sugary meal. Is this dangerous?

Reactive hypoglycemi: This sounds like reactive hypoglycemia, essentially an overreaction of the pancreas to a large load of ingested sugar. This can usually be controlled by eating smaller meals more frequently and by limiting simple sugars, replacing them with complex carbohydrates and fiber. If symptoms persist despite this management, see doctor for blood testing for insulin levels and such. ...Read more

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In a non diabetic patient , is it normal for blood sugar to go up after meals with in 1-2 hours after eating and blood sugar is 120. If over 100 bad?

In a non diabetic patient , is it normal for blood sugar to go up after meals with in 1-2 hours after eating and blood sugar is 120. If over 100 bad?

Well : Blood sugar up to 120 after meals non-fasting is normal. Lesson 120 fasting in the morning is also normal. His primary care physician for lab work if you have concerns ...Read more

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I have confirmed sugar in urine. Fatigue. Feeling faint with physical activity. Blood sugar is normal. 96 two hours after eating. 88 i'n mornings. Have to wait two weeks to see dr. What should I do i'n meantime?

Ok to wait: Im not sure if you indeed have diabetes based on data you provided. I have seen many times positive urines for glucose yet endocrine workup is negative for diabetes (urine contamination with sugar perhaps ?) or if your kidneys tend to. ...Read more

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My father is 50years, his fasting blood sugar is 108 and postprandial blood sugar is 205. Is it normal? If not what diet to follow? Thank you!

My father is 50years, his fasting blood sugar is 108 and postprandial blood sugar is 205. Is it normal? If not what diet to follow? Thank you!

Need to control BS: Your father has to see his doctor , for medication and diet . Complications of diabetes like kidney failure , vascular & peril nerve degeneration problems could be prevented by early intervention , just eating low carbohydrates, exercise is not enough need physician supervised treatments. ...Read more