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• I am diabetic since 5 years, for the last 5 years my fasting blood glucose in between 125-134 mg/dL and my blood sugar level two hours after eati?

• I am diabetic since 5 years, for the last 5 years my fasting blood glucose in between 125-134 mg/dL and my blood sugar level two hours after eati?

No specific question: The fasting blood sugar results you are providing do indeed point to diabetes. Are you under the care of a physician and being treated for the diabetes? If you are on medication I would advise that you follow up with your physician to discuss your results. Heed the lifestyle advice that your doctor gives you, changing your diet and exercising will greatly affect you long term outcome. ...Read more

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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 the normal blood sugar level for a 4year old child? I think my grandson may have a issue with his. It may be on the high side.

What is the normal blood sugar level for a 4year old child? I think my grandson may have a issue with his. It may be on the high side.

Normal: Normal blood sugar levels are higher in young children than they are in adults. 100 mg/dl to 200mg/dl is considered normal with a fasting glucose at the lower end. If you are concerned about your grandchild's blood sugar level, you should contact your grandchild's doctor. Depending on his symptoms, the doctor may want to check his blood and urine in a lab, also. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the normal blood sugar level for an eight years old girl?

What is the normal blood sugar level for an eight years old girl?

Same as adult: Normal fasting blood sugar 65-99 mg/dl. 2 hours following a meal should be less than 140 mg/dl. ...Read more

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What is the normal blood sugar level after a meal?

What is the normal blood sugar level after a meal?

Under 120: Independent of what they eat, the blood sugar of a truly normal person is: Under 120 mg/dl (6.6 mmol/L) one or two hours after a meal. Most normal people are under 100 mg/dl (5.5 mmol/L) two hours after eating. ...Read more

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Please describe the normal blood sugar level?

Please describe the normal blood sugar level?

Blood sugar: Mean level is 5.5mmol/l or 100mg./dl., although it fluctuates during the day where it rises after meals. The normal fasting level is 70-100 mg./dl. If not fasting, the level should not exceed 125 mg./dl. For diabetics, the level should be 70-130 fasting, or less than 180 after meals. ...Read more

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Please describe the normal blood sugar level after food?

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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Can you tell me about normal blood sugar level in child?

Can you tell me about normal blood sugar level in child?

Depends on age: Normal values are: Premature baby 45-100mg/dl Full term baby 45-120mg/dl 1 wk old - 16 yr - 60-105mg/dl Older than 16 - 70-115mg/dl However, certain circumstances may change these slightly and still be considered normal, such as stress (physical or emotional), some medications and whether or not the test was done fasting. ...Read more

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How do you keep a normal blood sugar level during the day and night?

How do you keep a normal blood sugar level during the day and night?

Diet ; Exercise: This depends on whether you are diabetic or have Insulin resistance. Assuming you are in good health, eating lean protein and low glycemic carbohydrates in small portions together with exercise are key to maintaining stable blood sugar levels. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood sugar level for a 7 year old?

What is a normal blood sugar level for a 7 year old?

Same as for adult: Fasting blood sugar is normally 65-99 mg/dl. It should be under 140 mg/dl 2 hours following a meal. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood sugar level for a type 2 diabetic?

What is a normal blood sugar level for a type 2 diabetic?

125 - 150: A fasting blood sugar of 125 and a blood sugar 1hr after eating of 140 would be good. An a1c test measures your average sugar for the previous 90 days. An a1c of less than 7 is recommended and that correlates to an average blood sugar of 150. ...Read more

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What is considered normal blood sugar level for a teenager?

What is considered normal blood sugar level for a teenager?

60-100 mg/dl: For teenager up to 16 years old. 70-105 for teenager over age 16. ...Read more

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What would be considered a normal blood sugar level for a 71 year old woman?

It depends on when: It depends on the time of day and when her last meal was eaten. If she has been fasting all night and her morning blood sugar is >150 that is not "normal". If you are wondering about her having diabetes you can ask for a test called hgba1c. (hemoglobin a 1 c). A number above 8 would likely require some medication for diabetes. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood sugar level after drinking a cup of coffee?

What is a normal blood sugar level after drinking a cup of coffee?

Normal: I don't quite understand the question. You should only be checking your blood sugar regularly if you have diabetes. In that event I would strongly advise you not to put sugar in your coffee. If you don't have diabetes there is no need to be concerned about sugar in your coffee but not too much or too often. ...Read more

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What is a normal blood sugar level for non diabetic and diabetics?

What is a normal blood sugar level for non diabetic and diabetics?

Normal Fasting sugar: It is70 mg to 99 mg. If the sugar is over 125 mg in a fasting state, that is the current definition of diabetes. ...Read more

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Would a pre-diabetic person go back to a normal blood sugar level?

Would a pre-diabetic person go back to a normal blood sugar level?

Yes but it takes har: Diabetes can be reversed as long as it is in the prediabetes stage. But it requires a lot of effort to make lifestyle changes. This would include getting the weight down to a healthy level...Losing 5-10% of body weight is required. This can be done with reduction in caloric intake (eating less) and exercising daily for minimum of 30 minutes. More than half of the folks can bring down their sugar. ...Read more