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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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Will eating too much sugar affect my health as a teenager?

Will eating too much sugar affect my health as a teenager?

Yes: A diet with high amounts of simple sugars can cause fluctuations in Insulin levels and lead to highs and lows of perceived energy and mood. Such a diet is associated with overweight and obesity in teenagers, and might increase the risk for type ii diabetes in the future. Simple sugars should compose a small part of your diet. ...Read more

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Is 100 grams of sugar bad for a teenager, including the amount of sugar in fruit? My sister has a lot of sugar, mostly in fruit but she isn't obese.

Is 100 grams of sugar bad for a teenager, including the amount of sugar in fruit? My sister has a lot of sugar, mostly in fruit but she isn't obese.

Depends: My concern about the nutrition label is that it does not indicate the glycemic index (how quickly something you eat turns into sugar). 100gram is high but lots of fruit without the veggies is also not optimal. Try to always eat low glycemic (more veggies, berries, apples, citrus fruits, and stone fruits ) as well as whole grain. ...Read more

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I've been eating a lot a sugar for a few weeks an now I am having hot flashes and and blurred vision I am a teenager and take birth control .

I've been eating a lot a sugar for a few weeks an now I am having hot flashes and  and blurred vision I am a teenager and take birth control .

Also: Get Eye Exam: Blurred vision can be a result of retinal vein occlusions that are increased in patients on oral Estrogens or birth control pills. I would recommend a dilated retinal examination to evaluate for possibility of other causes of the blurring. This should be combined with glycohemoglobin level, fasting blood glucose and also lipid panel and liver function tests. ...Read more

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What is the normal level of a teenagers blood sugar?

What is the normal level of a teenagers blood sugar?

< 126 fasting: Diabetes is diagnosed if an individual has a fasting blood glucose value of >126. A value between 100-126 is considered pre-diabetic. ...Read more

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What's the normal sugar level for a 3 year old?

What's the normal sugar level for a 3 year old?

It varied: normal blood sugar for any age is 90-145. anything above 200 you start suspect diabetes. so depend what is your magic number you might want to look for other symptoms, like excessive thirst, frequent urination, lethargy without reason, sweet smelling breath, to list a few. in any doubt have your child evaluated by the pediatrician. check out our websites for information, or www.diabetes-book.com. ...Read more

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What s the normal sugar level before breakfast and after meals during pragnancy?

What s the normal sugar level before breakfast and after meals during pragnancy?

See below:: Fasting <79, 1 hour <122, 2hr after meal <110. See patterns of glycemia in normal pregnancy: should the current therapeutic targets be challenged? Teri l. Hernandez, et al. Diabetes care july 2011 vol. 34 no. 7 1660-1668. ...Read more