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What should be the ideal blood sugar level for type 2 diabetic?

What should be the ideal blood sugar level for type 2 diabetic?

Fasting AM:80-120: Ideally fasting blood sugar would be within normal range (eg 80-100), but between 80 to 120 is one commonly quoted goal for a fasting blood sugar for type 2 diabetic. Note that non-fasting blood glucose would be higher; ideally control the am fasting blood sugar and if A1c still not at goal then work work on lowering the blood sugar after eating. ...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 should a healthy glucose range be in a type 2 diabetic?

What should a healthy glucose range be in a type 2 diabetic?

Under 100: Ideal is to keep fasting sugar under 100. Lower the glucose, less the complications long term. ...Read more

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What blood sugar level is considered normal for people with type 2 diabetes?

What blood sugar level is considered normal for people with type 2 diabetes?

Not so simple: Your medical doctor or endocrinologist can answer best, but you are best of concentrating on your hg a1c level which indicates what your sugar has been like in previous 90 days. The definitions can change but generally a hg a1c o <6.5% in a diabetic is considered good. Aim for a blood sugar level of less than 125 for early morning fasting glucose. Just ask your pmd, for a tailored result for you. ...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 do doctors consider to be a low sugar level for a type 2 diabetic?

What do doctors consider to be a low sugar level for a type 2 diabetic?

Generally: It's good to keep your sugar 70 or above, but it varies with the patient, the situation and the treatments being used. It's a good question for your doctor. ...Read more

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My brother is having type 2 diabetes with glucose level on fasting being 283 .Will the glucose levels control with medicine or need for insulin.

My brother is having type 2 diabetes with glucose level on fasting being 283 .Will the glucose levels control with medicine or need for insulin.

Many options: There are many options which may be used to treat type 2 diabetes incuding metformin, insulin, glp-1 ras, sglt inhibitors and many others. The fasting glucose levels should be 85-110 and 2 hour post meal levels beliw 180. ...Read more

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If you're diabetic (type 2) on insulin and have a hypo how much glucose or dextrose is required in order to increase blood sugar levels by 1 mmol?

If you're diabetic (type 2) on insulin and have a hypo how much glucose or dextrose is required in order to increase blood sugar levels by 1 mmol?

Hypoglycemia: There is no precise answer. It depends on how much Insulin you took, what you ate, how fast the glucose falls, etc. If you have a severe reaction, you need to eat, but sometimes people with diabetes take in too much glucose, causing wide swings in blood glucose when in fact only a little glucose is needed. Glucose tablets give you a measured amount of sugar which you can regulate. ...Read more

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In a type 2 diabetic, what should a healthy glucose range be?

In a type 2 diabetic, what should a healthy glucose range be?

90-130 before meals: This can be divided into before and after meals. Glucose should be 90-130 mg/dl before meals glucose should be less than 180 mg/dl 2 hour after a meal. Of course, every individual is different, so please discuss these goals with your physician. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a normal blood sugar level for people with type 2 diabetes?

Anyone know what is a normal blood sugar level for people with type 2 diabetes?

80 - 120: The hope is to keep the blood sugar within the normal range in persons with type 2 diabetes. *0-90 up to 120-130 is usually an acceptable range. A normal hemoglobin a1c which measures what the blood sugar has averaged over the last 10-12 weeks is also a good measure of blood sugar stability. Ideally the hemoglobin a1c should be under 7=7.5. Your doctor, however, depending on your medications, diet. ...Read more

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What is the required blood sugar level for a diabetes type 1 patient?

What is the required blood sugar level for a diabetes type 1 patient?

Normal range: Diabetes needs to be have blood sugar controlled in order to decrease the many side effects. The goal should be about normal levels. ...Read more

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What should be the healthy blood sugar level in human body??at level it is diabetic??

What should be the healthy blood sugar level in human body??at level it is diabetic??

126: Diabetes is diagnosed with a FASTING blood sugar over 126 or a RANDOM blood sugar over 200. You need to have these abnormal readings at least twice (2 different days) for it to be diabetes. Pre-diabetes is a fasting sugar from 110 - 125 - this indicates that you are at risk for developing diabetes and you should begin diet and exercise to prevent it. ...Read more

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What can be done if you have type 2 diabetes and your blood sugar is over 300?

What can be done if you have type 2 diabetes and your blood sugar is over 300?

Blood Sugar over 300: It is definitely time to get serious about your diabetes! You need to work closely with your doctor to make sure you are on the right medications. At the same time, I recommend you work with a nutritionist to eat a very low carb diet, and you need to start exercising with at least a brisk walk for 22 minutes a day or more. Start today. Diabetes Type 2 is a lifestyle disease. Change lifestyle ...Read more

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Does my blood sugar need to be monitored every single day for type 2 diabetes?

Does my blood sugar need to be monitored every single day for type 2 diabetes?

Depends: Variables include how brittle or poor your sugar control is, the type of meds you are on, and how consistent or not are you with diet and exercise. If you are on Insulin or oral meds that work by lowering your sugar by producing more insulin, you have to check your sugars several times a day. Also remember that we as physicians like to gather as much info as possible about your sugars at home. ...Read more

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What's the average fasting blood glucose range for a type 2 diabetic?

What's the average fasting blood glucose range for a type 2 diabetic?

Normal below 100: The normal blood glucose range is the same in a diabetic patient as in anyone else - below 100. This is the goal that we generally aim for in treating patients. Often, however, patients blood sugars will be higher than this. ...Read more

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I'm type 2 diabetic and take glucopahge, what should my sugar level be in am before breakfast?

I'm type 2 diabetic and take glucopahge, what should my sugar level be in am before breakfast?

Not more than 100-13: A fasting blood-sugar level in the morning should be somewhere between 60 and 99 for a non-diabetic, but for diabetics, we typically try to keep morning blood sugars below 100-130. There is some margin here, so check with your doctor. Also, if glucophage (metformin) is the only diabetes medicine you take, you should make sure your doctor really wants you to check your glucose levels so often. ...Read more

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A fasting blood sugar of 130 mg/dl considered as diabetic? How to make it normal?

Lifestyle changes!: That level is consistent with diabetes. The diagnosis needs another fasting or an A1c level checked (another lab to check glucose over 3 months) to confirm it and help guide your treatment. The foundation for managing diabetes is diet and exercise. Especially watch portion control, and cut out empty calories such as sodas. Be active! get close followup as dm is serious and meds may be needed too. ...Read more

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