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What Is Normal Sugar Level For Diabetes
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
Diabetes is a disease of increased blood glucose levels. Glucose is a type of sugar that comes from the intake of food. Insulin is a type of hormone that removes the glucose from the blood and moves it into the cells to provide them with energy. There are two different types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is when the body does not make any insulin. Therefore, glucose stays inside the blood and does not move into the cells. Type 2 diabetes, which is commonly associated with obesity, is when the body is either resistant to the effects of insulin or when the body does not produce enough insulin. Increased levels of glucose in the body causes severe damage to the ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pancreatitis for 14mo, tests now normal. Problem now with sugar levels and becoming diabetes level. Is this from above? No prob. Prior to pancreatitis
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
What is a normal blood sugar level for a 46 yr. Old male. And is 300-400 too high? Never been diagnosed with diabetes.
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?
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
sugar level was 8.5, 1 hour after eating so I checked again after 15 minutes it was 7.2. What can I do about it or is it normal?
Gestational diabetes: Please have your obstetrician refer you to an endocrinologist to put you on the right track. Not a difficult move but quite necessary. ...Read more
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