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What is the normal variability for a blood glucose meter?

What is the normal variability for a blood glucose meter?

+/- 15%: Unfortunately, most meters are only able to tell you a value within about 15% of the "real" value. ...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 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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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 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 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 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 exactly is the normal blood glucose level for a 16 year old.?

It varies: A fasting blood glucose greater than or equal to 126 is considered a level of diabetes. Less than 45 is too low. A random glucose of greater than 200 is considered diabetic. ...Read more

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What is the normal sugar range for a fingerstick in a toddler?

What is the normal sugar range for a fingerstick in a toddler?

Normal random level: The expected random glucose in a toddler would be expected to range from 60-100. Sampling issues are a problem in this age group because surface contamination of the skin may cause elevations . Adequate site preparation prior to sampling reduces potential for errors. ...Read more

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What is the normal whole fasting blood glucose?Thank you.

Fasting sugar: A normal fasting sugar level is less than 100 mg/dl. 100-125 is considered pre-diabetes if persistent. The diagnosis is made on blood test and not through a home glucometer. ...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 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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What is a normal reading for blood sugar?

What is a normal reading for blood sugar?

Blood sugar: For the majority of healthy individuals, normal blood sugar levels are as follows: Between 4.0 to 6.0 mmol/L (72 to 108 mg/dL) when fasting Up to 7.8 mmol/L (140 mg/dL) 2 hours after eating ...Read more

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What is the preciseness of accu check meter for blood sugar?

Very good: Hi. The accuracy required for approval is something like within 10-15% of an accurate serum glucose measurement. They're pretty darn accurate. ...Read more

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Glucose (Definition)

Glucose is the basic sugar molecule and the source of energy throughout the living kingdom. We are programmed to easily detect it by taste in our foods as it is desirable but can be overdone with the modern diet. It gets out of control ...Read more


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Glucometer (Definition)

Glucometer is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of ...Read more