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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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What is normal fasting blood sugar level fbs?

What is normal fasting blood sugar level fbs?

Normal FBS: Between 65-99 mg/dl - impaired fasting glucose (ifg), prediabetes, is between 100-125 mg/ dl. Fbs of 126 mg/dl or higher is in the diabetic range. ...Read more

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What is a normal fasting blood sugar level?

What is a normal fasting blood sugar level?

If fasting overnight: And drawn out of a vein by a lab, it's less than 100. Check diabetes.Org. ...Read more

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What is the normal fasting blood sugar level at 65?

What is the normal fasting blood sugar level at 65?

Same as in younger : Normal fasting blood sugar for kids and adults is between 65-99 mg/dl. Young infants are not included in this category. ...Read more

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What is the normal fasting blood sugar for an 11 year old child?

What is the normal fasting blood sugar for an 11 year old child?

70-105: Fasting blood glucose should range from 70 to 105 mg/dl. A level of 126 and above plus diabetic symptoms, e.g., excessive drinking from thirst, is diagnostic for diabetes mellitus. ...Read more

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What are normal variations in fasting blood sugar? My normal is around 85, recent test showed 98. 30yo m

What are normal variations in fasting blood sugar? My normal is around 85, recent test showed 98. 30yo m

See answer: Fluctuations in blood sugar are quite normal and the rule rather than the exception. Blood sugar values will vary depending on the nutritional content of your diet, the amount of time that has elapsed since your last meal, your level of exercise and activity as well as being potentially influenced by medications and illness and other intangible factors. Your fluctuations are well within normal. ...Read more

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Fasting Blood Sugar (Definition)

Fasting blood sugar is blood level of blood glucose after fasting(not eating) for 8 to 10 hours.Normal range ...Read more