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Is it possible to have diabetes with normal sugar level?

Is it possible to have diabetes with normal sugar level?

Question isn't clear: There are 2 criteria for diagnosis of diabetes. One is fasting blood glucose higher than 126 mg/ml. Another is 2 hour glucose tolerant blood glucose higher than 200 mg/ml. Either one abnormal makes the diagnosis. So if fasting test is normal, it is still possible to have diabetes. ...Read more

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Does anyone have some suggestions for how to keep bloog sugar at normal levels when you have diabetes?

Does anyone have some suggestions for how to keep bloog sugar at normal levels when you have diabetes?

Yes: Be compliant with your treatment protocol: follow the proper diet, exercise regularly if you can, take your medications as prescribed and follow-up with your doctors at appropriate intervals. There is no cure for diabetes at this time but on a proper treatment regimen, it can be controlled and you can prevent development of complications. ...Read more

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I've got diabetes symptoms but my blood sugar level is normal..What else could it be?

I've got diabetes symptoms but my blood sugar level is normal..What else could it be?

Depends on which: Symptoms! many possibilities eg: extra urination - diabetes insipitus fatigue=many systemic diseas see family md, internist. ...Read more

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Urinalysis showed +4 sugar; do i already have diabetes? Will lifestyle modification bring back sugar level to normal?

Urinalysis showed +4 sugar; do i already have diabetes? Will lifestyle modification bring back sugar level to normal?

4+ urine sugar DM?: 39 F notes urine sugar 4+ and asks do I already have diabetes? Will lifestyle correct this. ANS: Many things can cause 4+ sugar can help narrow this down and help by doing 2nd opinion with me now. Adult onset diabetes can almost always be improved by life style. Key is to get BMI below 25. ...Read more

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Got diagnosed having diabetes type 2 since a year back .is there any way to may the sugar level normal as the criteria for military is to be normal?

Got diagnosed having diabetes type 2 since a year back .is there any way to may the sugar level normal as the criteria for military is to be normal?

Exercise & diet: Exercise and diet is the first step to treatment of diabetes. Often weight loss occurs and can also help. Speak with primary doctor to make sure it's safe and get specific exercise and diet prescriptions. ...Read more

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What blood sugar level is considered normal for people with type 2 diabetes?

What blood sugar level is considered normal for people with type 2 diabetes?

Not so simple: Your medical doctor or endocrinologist can answer best, but you are best of concentrating on your hg a1c level which indicates what your sugar has been like in previous 90 days. The definitions can change but generally a hg a1c o <6.5% in a diabetic is considered good. Aim for a blood sugar level of less than 125 for early morning fasting glucose. Just ask your pmd, for a tailored result for you. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a normal blood sugar level for people with type 2 diabetes?

Anyone know what is a normal blood sugar level for people with type 2 diabetes?

80 - 120: The hope is to keep the blood sugar within the normal range in persons with type 2 diabetes. *0-90 up to 120-130 is usually an acceptable range. A normal hemoglobin a1c which measures what the blood sugar has averaged over the last 10-12 weeks is also a good measure of blood sugar stability. Ideally the hemoglobin a1c should be under 7=7.5. Your doctor, however, depending on your medications, diet. ...Read more

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Can my sugar levels indicate diabetes?

Can my sugar levels indicate diabetes?

Diabetes: The diagnosis of diabetes is based having either a fasting blood glucose (from a blood draw) of 126 mg/dl on 2 separate days or a random blood glucose of 200 one time with symptoms like increase thirst and urination. Other test like a glucose tolerance test and a hemoglobin a1c can also be used to diagnosis diabetes. ...Read more

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What is making my sugar levels so high besides diabetes?

What is making my sugar levels so high besides diabetes?

Medications: Medications such as beta blockers, steroids, diuretics and others can cause elevated blood sugar levels. ...Read more

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Is 118 of sugar levels high at 4am?is that considered diabetes

Is 118 of sugar levels high at 4am?is that considered diabetes

Impaired fasting glu: A fasting glucose of 118 is not normal, but not diabetes. It is called “impaired fasting glucose”. Normal is 100 or less. Diabetes is 126 or higher. With this condition there is a high chance of progressing to diabetes. You list fatty liver. This is often part of the picture of insulin resistance. Diet/exercise/weight loss is the best treatment at this time. Next would be metformin. ...Read more

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How is it possible to see the sugar levels 3 months back for diabetes test?

How is it possible to see the sugar levels 3 months back for diabetes test?

Glycohemoglobin : A test called glycohemoglobin or hba1c measures the percentage of hemoglobin (hb) molecules that have a glucose (sugar) molecule bound to it- this is glycohemoglobin. Hb molecules have an average life of 3 months. The higher the amount of sugar in your blood, the greater the percentage of hb becomes glycohemoglobin. Thus, this test can tell us your average blood sugar level over the past 3 months. ...Read more

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Are the peaks and valleys of sugar levels as drastic in diabetes II as diabetes i?

Are the peaks and valleys of sugar levels as drastic in diabetes II as diabetes i?

Usually not: Type 1 diabetics require Insulin and the peaks and valleys of blood sugar levels tend to vary more than with type 2 diabetics. When under control, both type 1 and type 2 diabetics should ideally not have very deep drops nor very high elevations in their blood sugar levels. ...Read more