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Dr. Jennie Law Dr. Law
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What is the normal range for blood glucose level?

Dr. Jennie Law Dr. Law
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What is the normal range for blood glucose level?

Agree but: Agree with dr gupta, with exception that A1c > 5.7% may suggest pre-diabetes.. ...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 range for blood sugar?

What is the normal range for blood sugar?

Normal glucose range: Fasting: 65-99 mg/dl 2-hours following a meal: < 140 mg/dl. ...Read more

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What is the normal level for blood sugar?

What is the normal level for blood sugar?

Fasting: Less than 100, non- fasting it is very variable. There is a very good test that you can buy at a pharmacy, it is called hba1-c now which will tell you wether your average blood sugar is greater than normal. ...Read more

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What is the normal blood sugar levels for diabetics?

What is the normal blood sugar levels for diabetics?

Diabetic: How long have you had diabetes. If it was recent in years you would be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. The goal of type 2 diabetes is to get your blood sugar under control and gradually get rid of it once your diabetes has gonE ...Read more

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What is the normal range for blood sugar thanks?

<100: On a blood test, a fasting blood sugar should be no higher than 100. Readings above 126 would be consistent with diabetes, and in between those values we have Prediabetes, which suggests risk for the eventual development of diabetes. ...Read more

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What is a normal fluctuation for blood glucose levels?

What is a normal fluctuation for blood glucose levels?

Quite a lot: Fasting sugars range from 70mg to 100mg. After meals the sugar levels go up substantially anywhere from 100mg to 140mg...So there is a lot of variation among different folks' sugar levels based on what they eat and how their body handles the sugar in the body. ...Read more

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What is the normal range of blood sugar?

What is the normal range of blood sugar?

Fasting blood sugar: Between 70 to 100 fasting blood sugar level is consider normal value. This value can slightly vary from lab to lab. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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What is the optimal range for blood pressure levels?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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What is the optimal range for blood pressure levels?

Less than 120/80: Normal blood pressure (BP) is less than 120/80 for all adults. While we don't treat most unless repeated BP greater than 140/90, we won't treat elderly (older than 60yo) until greater than 150/90 on 2 or more occasions. With that said, recent studies show no benefit to driving BP down below 120/80. Instead, taking enough meds to drop below 140/90 (or 150/90 if older) is fine. Don't forget lifestyl ...Read more

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What is the normal range for iron levels?

See below: Iron: 60-170 mcg/dL (micrograms per deciliter) is the normal range. See this site listed below for more information. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003488.htm ...Read more

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Does normal blood sugar vary by age? What are the normal fasting and normal after-eating blood sugar ranges?

Does normal blood sugar vary by age? What are the normal fasting and normal after-eating blood sugar ranges?

Same: Except for newborns, normal fasting blood sugars range from 65-99 mg/dl. 2 hours after eating blood sugar should be no higher than 139 mg/dl to be considered in the normal range. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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What is normal blood sugar range?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Depends . . .: If fasting, 60-99mg/dl is considered normal. 100-125mg/dl is impaired fasting and 125mg/dl or greater on two separate occasions defines diabetes. Random >200mg/dl plus symptoms also defines diabetes. Think of blood sugar like speedometer in car which varies all time depending upon road conditions. Average speed is akin to hemoglobin a1c which is average sugar over last 3 months, ideally <5.7%. ...Read more

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What is the normal range for a non-fasting glucose number?

What is the normal range for a non-fasting glucose number?

Below 140: But there are a lot of variables that can affect this - how long ago someone ate, how much they ate, the mix of carbs, fat, and protein, as well as the mix of simple and complex carbs. For this reason, a fasting blood sugar is preferred for determine whether or not someone has diabetes. ...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 level for triglyceride potassium in blood ?

What is the normal level for triglyceride potassium in blood ?

2 questions here: It is my belief that the current guidelines are outmoded. Risk is "direct, continuous, and linear." what that means is the higher the worse, the lower the better. I recommend triglycerides less than 100 measured after eating-again, the usual recommendations are fasting. However, there is much documented scientific support for my position. Potassium 4.1-4.5. Www, thepmc.Org. ...Read more

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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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Any truth to the claim that consuming more fat, include trans fat, and little/no sugar will bring blood glucose level to normal range? Exercise too.

Any truth to the claim that consuming more fat, include trans fat, and little/no sugar will bring blood glucose level to normal range?  Exercise too.

Don't get your life: With diabetes, you need to be monitored closely as you experiment. Don't expect miraculous results from swapping calories from one group to another. It's much more to your credit that you're exercising, and this will be a huge help to you -- as will simply being pro-active about your health. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is a glucobetic capsule helpful for keeping blood sugar levels in the normal range?

Adjunct only: It's a weird concoction including vanadium, cinnamon, and melon pulp. If you've got diabetes or prediabetes, don't ignore evidence-based medicine. I'd suggest you spend the $33 that the pills cost on a month gym membership instead. ...Read more

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Curious whether glucobetic capsule is helpful in keeping the blood sugar level in normal range?

NO, IT'S NOT: It just another of the millions of internet and supplement scams that take your money, don't help you, and could potentially put toxins into your body. You don't know what's in the pill or how it's supposed to help you -- then why on earth would you pay money to do that to yourself? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. See diabetes.Org or your doctor. ...Read more

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Wondering whether glucobetic capsule is helpful in keeping the blood sugar level in normal range?

Wondering whether glucobetic capsule is helpful in keeping the blood sugar level in normal range?

No: It's just another internet scam. Don't waste your money. Listen to your doctor instead. Don't get your medical information from tv, friends, or the internet. ...Read more

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My brother is a diabetic and is having whole body shaking even though his blood sugar levels are within the normal range. What could be causing this?

My brother is a diabetic and is having whole body shaking even though his blood sugar levels are within the normal range.  What could be causing this?

Many things: The whole body shaking could be epilepsy, tremors due to dementia, Parkinson, weak muscular, and more.
See a specialist called a Neurologist to find out what is causing them. ...Read more

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What is a normal/average blood sugar level?

What is a normal/average blood sugar level?

65-100: 65-100 when drawn out of a vein while fasting. Various authorities have different "normal" levels. There are, however, no exact cut-offs, it's all a continuium. See diabetes.Org for more into. ...Read more

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What is considered normal blood sugar level?

70-110: Usually 70-110 in healthy non-diabetic person.

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Is 130 blood sugar level normal for a child?

Is 130 blood sugar level normal for a child?

Blood sugar level: It depends whether it is fasting or non-fasting. The upper limit of normal for a fasting blood glucose is 99 mg. After food or juice intake, 130 mg may not be high. ...Read more

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Please describe the normal blood sugar level?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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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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How do I get my blood sugar level back to normal?

How do I get my blood sugar level back to normal?

Meat and veggies: Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels and then you will get hungry again. The fats in the meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry will act like a "log on your metabolic fire" to keep your blood sugar stable for hours. ...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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My blood sugar level is 170 while fasting is this normal?

You have Diabetes: Nope. I am sure the doctor who ordered the test has already told you what this means. You have diabetes. You need to get back to the doctor to learn what to do next. ...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 the normal amount your blood sugar levels fall by when exercising?

What is the normal amount your blood sugar levels fall by when exercising?

Depends!: Depending on meds, your diet, whether you have metabolic syndrome. The average drop also depends on your starting blood glucose. It should not drop below 80! exercise for a longer time turns the body into a machine that burns glucose from stored glycogen, to one that start to use free fatty acids. This maintains adequate glucose levels. Sporting activities should not be punctuated by eating. ...Read more