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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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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What should a normal blood sugar level be for an 19 yr old female at 110 lbs?

What should  a normal blood sugar level be for an 19 yr old female at 110 lbs?

80-100 fasting: Normal results depend slightly on individual lab. If slightly abnormal (high) can be due to any carbohydrates or sugars eaten recently especially in last 2 hrs before test. If slightly abnormal additional tests - hemoglobin A1c (glycohemoglobin), 2 hour post prandial (eating) blood sugar, or full glucose tolerance test can be done if necessary to determine if diabetes is present. ...Read more

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

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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Is a blood sugar level of 138 normal for a 106lb 24 year old female normal when she hasnt eat anything for five hours?

Hi blood sugars: The elevated blood sugar you mentioned is suggestive but not diagnostic of hyperglycemia. Other tests such as h.A1c and fasting blood sugar would be better diagnostically. ...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 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

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