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What Should My Glucose Level Be When Pregnant
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
See your doctor.: When you start to feel dizzy, light-headed, nauseous, weak, have blurred vision or trouble thinking. Some of the symptoms of low blood sugar overlap with symptoms of high blood sugar, so if you have concerns, make sure you get checked out and have your hga1c level and other parameters tested. ...Read more
If my hCG levels are 163 how far pregnant and i and what should my levels be with the next hCG level text?
Early pregnancy: It's inaccurate to go with HCG level to determine estimated delivery date, but HCG level should double every 2-3 days, if the level is 163 , means very early pregnancy, make sure you repeate it in 2 days , if you have any pain or vaginal bleeding seek medical advice right away. ...Read more
Varies by individual: Every person's levels are different. You can find tables online that will give you a range of levels by pregnancy week. Also know that the levels peak between weeks 10-12 and then decrease somewhat. In early pregnancy your levels should roughly double every 48-72 hours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if I have gestational diabetes. How to lower my fasting blood glucose level during pregnancy?
I am 27 weeks pregnant and have gestational diabetes what is a normal blood sugar level should be. I tested this morning and it was 141?
Fasting <95: The fourth international workshop-conference on gestational diabetes mellitus recommends the following glucose values: premeal (fasting) < 95 mg/dl, 1-hour after meals < 140 mg/dl, and 2-hour after meals < 120 mg/dl. The american college of OB gyn guidelines are the same except that the 1-hour postprandial glucose value is considered acceptable at either 130 or 140 mg/dl. If high, call your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What do you advise if i had my blood sugar level test done (gluco meter) a weekand sugar increased my sugar level before the test?
Re check: It is possible you have or are pre diabetic. ...Read more
Varies: There are different assays. 3rd generation assays should be about 0.3 to about 3.0 (the 4.5-5.5 upper limits published by most labs ar not considered correct by most of us who do thyroid for a living. ...Read more
My fasting blood glucose level was 94 which is normal but my doctor wasn't to happy about it. Im 18 and i want to lower it what can I do? Vitamins?
Fasting glucose 8 on glucometer. Am I diabetic or might be prediabetic? What tests should be done? I am trying to conceive, will my baby be at risk?
Confirmatory test: The 24 urine test is a screening test, so it should pick up most people who truly have excess cortisol, but will also be falsely high in some normal people. To confirm excess cortisol production, a 2 day suppression test is done by having you take a pill called Dexamethasone for 2 days then having you get labs done. ...Read more
Normal: Hopefully, it'll be normal. Check w/your doctor. It depends upon the lab and your age, but is generally about 0.5 to 4.5 (normal) but 0.5 to about 2.0 (appropriate for you). ...Read more
Having high testosterone levels prevent ovulation and or pregnancy? If so... What test should I have done to check my levels?
Varies a lot: The range is wide. One website says HCG can be about 1000-56, 000 at 6 weeks gestation. With such large differences among pregnant woman, the important thing would be its change from week to week in one's own body. ...Read more
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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