What Is a Normal Blood Sugar and How to Get It Back on Track

Normal Blood-Glucose Levels

• 80-90 mg/dL before meals

• Up to 120 mg/dL after you eat

Keep in mind, the blood glucose level before a meal for a non-diabetic and a prediabetic person may be very similar. As you can see in the graph below, how your blood sugar fluctuates after eating a meal can be more telling than your pre-meal glucose levels. However, if your pre-meal glucose level is over 100 mg/dL, you should see a doctor. A fasting glucose level of 126 mg/dL is considered diabetic.

Diabetic blood-glucose levels chart
Diabetic blood-glucose levels chart

In this article, you will learn about the progression of Type 2 diabetes and how you can reverse it.

Understanding the Diagnosis

If you are reading this, you probably have been told by your doctor that you have, or someone you care about has, diabetes or prediabetes. You may be surprised, shocked, or even scared. You wonder how and why this is happening.

Basically, diabetes means that the level of glucose in your blood (or blood sugar) is too high. Everyone has glucose in his or her blood. We need it to provide energy for all the cells in our body. Having diabetes means you have more than you need, way above normal blood sugar levels.

The diagnosis of diabetes is somewhat arbitrary and keeps changing over time. Some time ago, your fasting glucose levels had to be 140 mg/dL or higher to be considered diabetic. Today the official number is 126 mg/dL, and in the future, it may be even lower.

The important part to realize is that it is not something that happens overnight. It is a process that takes years, and the sooner it is recognized and stopped, the better.

Type 2 Diabetes Is a Gradual Process That Can Be Reversed

Type 2 diabetes does not just suddenly come out of nowhere, like a bolt of lightning, although many people may feel that way when they first hear the diagnosis.

Quite to the contrary, it usually progresses gradually from normal blood glucose levels through various intermediate stages of prediabetes until your glucose control becomes so poor that you are diagnosed as having full-blown diabetes. It takes 10 or 20 years for most people to progress from normal to diabetic blood-sugar levels, and most of them don’t know that it is happening.

The good news, however, is that by making some substantial changes to your diet and lifestyle, you can reverse the progression of the disease, and even return your blood sugar levels back to normal.

How Diabetes Progresses

In the chart at the top of this article, you can see the different patterns a person's blood glucose levels can follow as diabetes progresses. Here's what's happening.

1: Normal blood glucose levels

There's a very specific range of glucose your body considers normal in your blood, between 80 and 90 mg/dL, or milligrams per deciliter—the equivalent of about one teaspoon in total.

When you eat a meal, your food gets broken down into glucose, which enters your bloodstream. For a normal person, that means your glucose level might rise up to 120 mg/dL or a little bit more, depending on what food you ate. Your body then needs to move the excess glucose out of your bloodstream and into your cells, where it can be stored and used for energy. To move this glucose, the pancreas produces insulin, which "unlocks" cells so that glucose can enter, removing it from the blood and returning your glucose to its normal level within a couple of hours.

2: Prediabetes

Prediabetes begins when your body is beginning to lose control of your blood sugar levels—the video below explains how a high-sugar diet can lead to insulin resistance, a cause of prediabetes. It used to be called borderline diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), but whatever the name, the condition means you are at an extremely high risk of progressing to full-blown diabetes.

At this stage, your fasting blood glucose levels may be close to normal when you wake up in the morning and before meals. The cutoff for prediabetes is considered 100 mg/dL. However, after eating the same meal, the levels rise higher than normal to almost 200 mg/dL. Because the peak is higher, it also takes longer for it to come down. Then about four or five hours later, they may drop lower than normal—below 70 or even 50 mg/dL, causing symptoms of “low blood sugar,” which include shakiness, nervousness, and intense craving for food, especially something sweet.

What this means is that your body is losing control over its blood-glucose levels. The amount of insulin your body produces right after a meal is not enough to remove the extra glucose. Then your glucose becomes extremely high, and your pancreas kicks into overdrive, producing way too much insulin. This overcompensation removes too much glucose, causing your levels go too low, a condition called hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. This can go on for years before the person is diagnosed with diabetes.

3: Diabetes

When you are diabetic, even your fasting blood glucose level will be higher than normal, over 100 mg/dL. It will zoom to an even higher level after eating, and because it is so high, it takes hours to go back to the starting level.

Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

The Importance of Early Diagnosis

Keep in mind that the blood glucose level before a meal for a non-diabetic and a prediabetic person may be very similar.

The blood glucose before meals is usually very similar to what is called the fasting glucose level, which means the blood glucose level that you have when you wake up in the morning, having fasted all night.

Diagnosis of diabetes is usually based on measuring your fasting level, so a person with prediabetes may be told that everything is fine. This will usually mean that such a person will continue the unhealthy lifestyle of eating too much food, eating the wrong foods (too many trans fats, too many processed foods), and exercising too little.

This is unfortunate, because being diagnosed with prediabetes would serve as an excellent wake-up call for many people to change their ways and adopt healthy habits. Obviously, it is much easier to reverse prediabetes before it progresses to full-blown diabetes.

What Your Body Needs

We already know that our modern lifestyle is actively causing this diabetes epidemic. And your diet is one of the major influences on your diabetes condition. The good news is that the human body is designed to heal itself, given that it is provided with what it needs to do its job.

Remember the saying “You are what you eat”? That is not far from the truth when it comes to diabetes.

Just picture your body as a sophisticated machine that was designed to run on all-natural, organic fuel. For a million years this “machine” has been using fuel such as water, fruits, greens, vegetables, herbs, nuts, roots, and seeds.

Raw cucumber soup
Raw cucumber soup

That’s the fuel it’s been designed to run on.

That’s the fuel for which it’s been optimized.

Now suddenly, you put a different fuel in the machine: sugar, artificial sweeteners, white flour, coffee, donuts, cakes, sodas, hydrogenated fats, processed foods, pharmaceutical drugs, pesticides, hormones, antibiotics, preservatives, etc.

Now, what’s going to happen to that machine?

Yep, it’s going to break down—no question about it. The engine will slow down and stop running.

If you keep filling up your body with fuels that it can’t use properly, eventually it will start to break down too. If you watched the video by Dr. Eric Berg above about how insulin resistance is built, you'll understand why. Your food is actually causing this reaction.

You would not want the airline company to use the wrong fuel before your next flight, would you? The airplane would likely crash and burn.

You do not do it to your car, do you?

The sad fact is most people take better care of their cars than they treat their bodies.

It's true, our bodies are amazingly resilient. They can function on a variety of diets, even very bad fuels that should never be eaten by a human—up to a point.

What is important that you can prevent, and in most cases reverse Type 2 diabetes, as explained in the TED Talk above. The disease is largely influenced by the person's lifestyle choices, most importantly diet and physical activity.

The truth is the best diet for reversing diabetes is the same diet that is best for maintaining overall health. The great majority of what we eat—at least 70% of calories consumed or more—should come from unrefined plant food. That means mostly fresh raw (or only lightly cooked) vegetables, lots of greens (eat a large salad with each meal and try drinking green smoothies between meals to curb cravings), as well as fruits. If you just follow these recommendations, you will be surprised how many of your chronic problems will disappear. This type of eating is also the best way to lose weight.

What You Need To Do: Start Taking Action

Green smoothies provide an easy way to add loads of raw greens, vegetables and fruits to your diet, which is a great way to bring your blood sugar back to normal.
Green smoothies provide an easy way to add loads of raw greens, vegetables and fruits to your diet, which is a great way to bring your blood sugar back to normal.

I’m sure you’ve heard it many times: “You need to lose weight,” “You need to eat a healthy diet,” “Don't eat too many carbs.” Blah, blah, blah.

You already know that to prevent becoming part of the scary statistics of diabetic complications—amputations, blindness, heart disease, stroke, etc.—you need to change your diet and lifestyle.

But how? It's never easy to change your life and completely alter many of your everyday habits that you have been practicing for years and years. You may think it's not for you—but it is.

Fortunately, I’m going to give you today some easy tactics that you can start using today that don't require a lot of time and effort. I’m going to give you a super-easy way to add all these “healthy fuels” your body is designed to run on to your diet so that you can thrive—the fresh raw greens, vegetables and fruits, as well as herbs, nuts, and seeds, which should constitute the cornerstone of your diet.

If you want to bring your sugar levels back to normal, you can't just add a little bit of these fuels while you keep consuming all the bad stuff. You need to consume lots and lots of them, while eliminating the foods that cause spikes in your blood sugar.

Here are the recommendations by my favorite doctor, Joel Fuhrman, MD, that I recommend everyone should follow for optimal health.

Unlimited (Eat as Much as You Want)

The nice thing is that you can have as much of these foods as you like—in soups, salads, side dishes, or snacks!

  • Fresh, raw greens and vegetables. Sixty to eighty percent of your daily intake should be raw (or lightly cooked) plant food. Make huge salads as main dishes or side dishes to your cooked soups, or prepare green smoothies, green juices, and raw soups.
  • Steamed/lightly cooked green vegetables. You can eat as much as you want, but make your goal at least one pound daily. There are an incredible variety of green vegetables you can include: think broccoli, spinach, kale, collard greens, escarole, dandelion, beet greens, Swiss chard, all lettuces and herbs, etc.
  • Non-starchy vegetables. Eat vegetables such as peppers, onions, tomatoes, celery tops, cucumbers, or eggplants, cooked or raw.
  • Mushrooms, cooked or raw. Mushrooms are probably one of the most under-rated food sources out there—and yet they provide amazing health benefits, including stimulating the immune system and helping to fight infections and cancer. Mushrooms contain about 80 to 90 percent water, and are very low in calories (only 100 calories per ounce). They have very little sodium and fat, and eight to 10 percent of the dry weight is fiber. Add mushrooms to soups, salads, and sandwiches, or use them as an appetizer.
  • Legumes. Beans, bean sprouts, peas, lentils, soybeans (including tofu), and others—eat as many legumes as you like, but try to have at least one cup daily. You can prepare them cooked or sprouted.


People who have difficulty losing weight may also eliminate starchy vegetables, grains, nuts and seeds, and dried fruits, sticking instead to limited amounts of low-sugar fruits and all of the foods in the unlimited category.

  • Fresh fruits. Most people can eat unlimited servings of fresh fruit, but if you notice it causes any blood sugar spikes, it's best to limit yourself to two to three cups of low-sugar fruits such as berries.
  • Cooked starchy vegetables or cooked grains. Limit yourself to one cup of starchy vegetables and cooked grains combined. This category includes butternut or acorn squash, corn, sweet potatoes, cooked carrots, brown rice, whole-grain breads, whole-grain cereals. Avoid breads and cereals as much as possible.
  • Raw nuts and seeds or avocado. Nuts, seeds, and avocado are very healthy but high in fat and calories, so limit yourself to either one ounce (28.5 grams) of nuts and seeds or two ounces of avocado. Nuts and seeds are especially nutritious when pre-soaked or sprouted. They are optional for overweight persons while they follow this plan.
  • Ground flaxseed. Limit your flaxseed consumption to one tablespoon a day.
  • Non-dairy milk. Dairy products are a no-go on this plan. If you need a substitute, drink at most a cup a day of a non-dairy milk such as soy milk, preferably low-sugar—it's high in protein.


  • Dairy products. There is some debate on this, with some doctors recommending no dairy whatsoever (others say that milk fat has protective effects). What is certain is that milk products contain sugars known as lactose—and the amount of sugar stays the same whether or not it is non-fat.
  • Animal products. According to Harvard Magazine and WebMD, studies have shown that eating meat can cause insulin resistance. Processed meat (51 percent higher risk of developing diabetes), which includes ham, bacon, and hot dogs, is much worse than non-processed meats (19 percent risk of developing diabetes).
  • Soft drinks, fruit juice, dried fruits. All of these are high in sugar.
  • Salt, sugar. Sugar is self explanatory. But did you know that sodium also can lead to insulin resistance? What's more, it also increases the risk of common diabetes complications such as heart attacks and strokes. The American Diabetes Association recommends limiting your intake to 2300 mg (one teaspoon) of salt a day. For perspective, one serving of broccoli naturally contains 50 mg of salt, so avoid adding salt to your food.

How to Incorporate Vegetables

Meal Replacement Green Protein Smoothie
Meal Replacement Green Protein Smoothie

This is the perfect fuel our bodies were meant to run on. But switching your fuel supply to these foods may seem like mission impossible at first. Especially the greens—most people don't eat them at all, and even those who are health-oriented don't consume nearly enough of them. Many of us don't like them or find them unpalatable.

A good way to make these vegetables more palatable is by turning them into a smoothie. There are many variations, so you will be able to find one that fits your palate and you needn't get bored!

Incredible Smoothies has gathered 20 recipes that worked for diabetic readers. As you try out recipes, monitor your blood sugar. See an unusual spike? Perhaps that's not the smoothie for you. Feel satisfied for hours? Then that's one you should add to your rotation.

The making of a green smoothie.
The making of a green smoothie.

Comments 73 comments

V M Phatak 3 weeks ago

I am 38 Year old

Can you advice whether I have Diabetes

Pre fasting : 110

with meal: 127

HBA1C : 6.8

DoveFreexrolo 6 months ago

I’m now not certain where you’re getting your information, however good topic. I must spend a while finding out more or figuring out more. Thank you for wonderful info I used to be looking for this information for my mission.

Tony Carson 10 months ago

A lot of good information here, it is all about maintaining the RIGHT diet. I'm using the Diabetes Escape Plan - - this helps me to continue to eat foods I enjoy whilst keeping my blood sugar low. I would recommend this to anyone who finds it hard to stick to a consistent diet, it makes things so easy!

Phil C 23 months ago

Hi Interesting article , however you have fallen into the same trap as every lazy journalist/writer out there. You cant just start the piece casually talking of diabetes then start talking about Type 2 half way down. Type 1 and type 2 are very different conditions and have very different onsets. Type 1 can onset over a few days s aposed to yeasr with type 2 . People can get confused abouth the two diseases and articles like this only exacerbate the confusioin or ignorance ot them

JonathanC 2 years ago

I'm half Italian and love good food. Age 67...My weight is good (175 at 6'0) and I exercise arobically an hour a day. My last reading was 120 (up from 100 about 2 months earlier...don't know what that means). If this means things are going south, well, with all of that there is such a thing as "quality" to life and confined to eating all of those horrible concoctions (read...always hated vegitables) well....

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Jamie Ranalli 2 years ago from Michigan

Nice Hub Joanna. Very colorful and informative. I am also in the midst of trying to reverse my diabetes. To everyone who is living with diabetes I wish you well and God bless.

Branconist 2 years ago

Hello guys,i was digonised for the first time and rated me having 133mg/d,which mean automatically diabetic.I still went back the following morning and, and the result of my blood sample read 111mg/d,infact i am ,please advise me.

elaynmarie 2 years ago

A question. I have T2 Diabetes and take 500mg of Metformin daily. My morning blood sugar (before eating or drinking anything) is always somewhere between 100 and 115. Today it was 135! WTF? I did nothing different last night. I was planning to go in this morning to have my yearly lab work/blood draw done prior to next weeks annual Dr. appointment. Could nerves (I hate to go to the Dr) have anything to do with it? Heck my blood sugar is rarely above 145 after eating a good sized meal. Why would it be 135 first thing in the morning all of a sudden?

Kevin Thomas 2 years ago

Huh. Informative but showing all that blended green s--t sure doesn't motivate me to change my diet!

jim 3 years ago

I just collected my dad's test result. After fasting, the result is 104 and after 2 hrs it is 181. From the chart he falls in the pre-diabetic category. Please advise. He is worried.

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Joanna Verdan 3 years ago from New Jersey Author


I'm really sorry about the situation with your son. Whatever the final diagnosis, I really urge you to honestly evaluate your diet and your lifestyle based on the information that I'm providing in this article. Look into your kitchen cabinets, pantry and refrigerator - what is there? If you need more info, read the books by Dr. Joel Fuhrman. Get educated and help your son get well.

Tammy 3 years ago


last Friday i went to the doctor to check up on myself and i asked the doctor about my 4 year old son who for the past two months been urinating very often and drinking more water than usual, for the past 2 weeks that has in creased significantly and he is urinating every two minutes. The doctor requested that a sugar test be done and the result was 388 he then said with out any care for the parents that your child is a diabetic and he could have been in a coma. we went back on Saturday for the glucose testing which ranged from 92-166, 129-137, 105 and he was diagnosed by that doctor as a diabetic. i then spoke with my husband and insisted that we should get a second opinion and we are going to the hospital next week Wednesday. but while waiting till next his sugar levels have been fluctuating. I have no idea what to do.

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Dania Razzak 3 years ago from Dhaka


Different kinds of foods will affect blood sugar levels differently and need to carefully scrutinize the food choices. In the event should be monitor diet and therefore are careful with the diet, a diabetic person can actively manage blood sugar levels.

Ann 3 years ago

I have been told I am pre diabetic 2. Til today my fasting has been in the low 100's with readings of around 145 after meals then going down rapidly to sometimes under 100.

Today my fasting was 130 and after eating (greek chicken salad then sugar free ice cream) went up to 221 and has stayed in that range for at least 3 hours.

I have been watching my diet, no breads to speak of, no starches and sticking to protein and complex carbs pretty much. I do not want to have to have meds but what I'm doing seems to be going the wrong direction. I even started eating only once a day thinking that would help... it made it worse. Any ideas?

polandro 3 years ago

thanks for helping me fleas. But I am still 134!!!!!! lazy cats.

polandro 3 years ago

I have 267 diabetes, could you please HELP ME!!!!!

I really want to go down to 30- diabetes.

Hugo Chavez 3 years ago

I am dead right now, I could chat in computer while being dead.

Nick 3 years ago

I am absolubely 0 sugar not even 0.00000000000000000000000001 sugar I wish all 100+ diabetes go back to 0.

Diane 3 years ago

Thanks this has been very informative. My blood sugar levelin the mornimgs runs in the high 90's to 110. after eating it went to 134. Am I pre diabetic?

megan 4 years ago

I am 12 weeks pregnant and my sugar keeps dropping in the 50s and 60s. I have been eating and drinking plently of water. I am having leg cramps, shakingness and I have no engery when my sugar drops. I done went to the OB and all she told me was to drink water when my sugar starts to go down. She didn't do test or anything. I am worried I am putting my baby in harm. What are the chance of me devolping diabtes?

shaik 4 years ago


My glucose level with fasting is 137 and after 2 hrs of meal it is 157 .My age is 33 and I am 84 kilos of wait. Please confirm wheater I am deabeties or not.? If I am diabeties what shold I do?

Beth 4 years ago

I have been feeling tired lately and I g et all shaky inside and weak I check my sugar when I feel like that and it is in the 70 sometimes low 80's and I was wondering why it was like this

Ramsha 4 years ago

Hello !! Can anybody please tell me if i have to make changes in my diet if my fasting blood sugar is 108 and a random of 140.

I am 18 yrs old. I dont experince excessive thirst or food cravings.

kate 4 years ago

hi the out of hours doctor was out to give me pain relife as ive a kidney disease and she checked a urine sample whice said i had glucose in my urine so she then did a blood suger test on the moniter whice gave a reading of 16.6 im not sure about readings ive alot of symptoms of diabeties she said dry mouth constant thirst weeing alot weight gain dizzyness circulation problems ive got an appointment to see another doctor to get my blood sugar level checked again im really not sure what the level is ment to be but im really worried as ive already got a kidney disease to cope with does this sound like the symptoms of diabeties ?

constancecl 4 years ago

Where can I get a COPY of a chart that I can keep a record of my blood sugar for my doctor?

swadick 4 years ago

170mg/dl convert to mmo/l

please convert it for me

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dr stephen chan 4 years ago from U.S.A

Great hub, good info.. I will just add that exercise is just as important as diet if you want to manage your blood sugar levels. Studies suggest 40-60 minute sessions per day, alternating between aerobic and resistance training is optimal. Less is NOT more .. you really need to get your butt in motion!

Rasheed 4 years ago

Great Post Joanna Verdan ! Thanks for describing in Detail :)

april 4 years ago

my mom's levels are always high today it was 65 she ate and went back to sleep should i be worried about her?

Sue 4 years ago

My husband was diabetic and never took his meds right or tested his blood sugar levels. He had several strokes and never said anything until he had one that affected his left side. He went to the doctor but would never tell the doctor what was going on. I tried to tell his doctor but he got upset with me. At the age of 58 he dropped dead. His death certificate states death due to diabetes complications. He never exercised either only his finger with the remote control

Syed Ali Waqar 4 years ago

Thanks,for giving so much information,if you could guide people as how to controlhigher blood sugar levels witout taking Insulin or pills,anyway very useful info.Thank you.

Vicki 4 years ago

One month ago My Doctor told me I was type 2 diabetic. My reading was 376. I have been taking Janument 50/1000 twice a day. My morning readings on average now are between 110 and 123. After meals it goes up to 140 to 180 then 2 hours later its from 110 to 140. Is this normal?

Lynn 4 years ago

I use Lantus and Novolog. When my BS is 110 my vision is still so blurry. Really bad. WHY?

Subash 4 years ago


I am a 38 year old Indian male and my blood sugar levels stay high ( 11 to 16 ) I am on meds for it but it don't want to come down to normal. I am a shift worker and don't have the time to excessive or have plenty of rest and I do smoke. I am trying to cut down on my smoking and i have a vi bro shape machine will this machine help me with the exercise part that I am not getting ? how else can I bring my sugar levels down to normal . Please advice.

Thank You



Shareef 4 years ago

Blood sugar level is normal

CJH 4 years ago

Tania, you are diabetic.

koushik das 4 years ago

my pp is 100 after 1 and half hour and pp is 91 after 2 hours blood glucose test, is it normal?

kamran 5 years ago

I am 34 and noticed frequent urination and thirst. so went to the doc and my random reading came at 461 and a1c test at 10%. doc told me to control diet and prescribed me with metformin 500mg pills. now my fasting test is 287 and after dinner its 299! anyone experienced same levels like I have?

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Brand19922006 5 years ago

I took my glucose levels this morning before eating and it was 212. I ate a bout 70 grams of carbs and it was 395 afterwards. It has been in the 300s all day. Hoping it does not go higher until I can go to the doctor.

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Brand19922006 5 years ago

I left two comments earlier as Tania. I forgot I was already registered. Does anybody else fingertips feel numb sometimes? or get dizzy? I also keep getting these pains in my arms. My mom wants me to go to the doctor because she is a diabetic and it runs in her family I know at least four of her siblings that has diabetes and her mom and dad had it. My readings are not as high as some of the other com-mentors. So I should be okay until I can afford to go to the doctor, right?

Tania 5 years ago

I forgot to mention that my vision gets so blurry that I can not make out faces sometimes. It gets worse after a meal.

Tania 5 years ago

I have been so thristy, I get leg cramps, and my mouth stays dry. My mom check my sugar levels for the past two months and these are my readins, 295,210,165,187,220, and 225. Diabetes run in my family. Am I at risk? What will happen if I do not see a doctor and I have diabetes?

mercy 5 years ago

Excellent post. I was checking continuously this blog and I am impressed! Very useful info particularly the last part :) I care for such info much. I was seeking this particular information for a very long time. Thank you and good luck.

Kathaleen A Allen 5 years ago

I am a little confused as to what constitutes prediabetic...6 years ago my sugar level was 99 and I was told to just watch my sugar in take as I was, after blood tests and a very bad trygliceride levels and a blood sugar of 99 once I need to be concerned. I am on medication for high blood pressure, cholesterol level of 276 and it seems when the cholesterol level drops, the trygliceride levels go off the charts. Aside from this, should I question my physician regarding the reading of 99 on the sugar levels ... this was a fasting test. How much at risk am I,...or am I already there? thank you.

Heather 5 years ago

I am a fruitarian, after eating a load of fruit my levels were at 99. Sugar DOES NOT give you diabetes! FAT DOES. Curb your fat and you will end your diabetes.

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kathryn1000 5 years ago from London

I sent it to my brother who is diabetic and he is really pleased with it.

amir 5 years ago

hi , i m new in this web page . i diagnose my self diabtes last year . when i diagnose in fasting 340. but now controlled. i try to avoide eating. but now days in fasting 120 to 130 . which will be better medicine

concerned 5 years ago

My Husband has been told by our Doctor that his sugar is high. He has also been given two types of pills for Diabetes Type 2 - one pill to be taken in the morning and three at night, he has also been given a bloodpressure tablet. He has been told his sugar is currently 21, we have no idea what this means and he needs to see a dietician and the doctor again in 2 weeks time. Please assist us, as to the reading and what is normal.

michaela 5 years ago

we brought my brother to the emergency room last night because he was peeing every 15 minutes and drinking a lot. and his skin looked sank in. we thought he had bladder infection. but they took his blood and urine. his blood sugar came back at 1195. they submitted him and moved him to the ICU. my brother is only nine so he thinks its just a big game. but he has to have 1cc-2cc of insulin before every meal and more insulin before bed.

Laci 5 years ago

I tested my blood sugar level 2 hrs after I ate last night and it was 221, then i immediately did aerobic exercises for 25mins. I tested it again and it was reduced to 111. Exercise is definitely important in reducing your blood sugar level.

Bob 5 years ago

I was feeling sick and thought that I had the flu I went into the doctor and he sent me to go get some blood work done. After I got home about an hour later the doctors office called me at home and told me that I needed to emittitly get to the emergency room and they admitted me in the icu. I know some of you are going to think I am ling but I am not, My blood sugar was 1208. I almost died and did not even know. When I got to the icu I could barely walk due to how week I was. I was in the hosipatal for a week.

Jeff Johnson 5 years ago

My grandfather was diagnosed with diabetes since he was 40 years old. And now even Im diagnosed with diabetes and and my fasting blood glucose level is increased to 130mg/dl when i was in my friend's b'day party and i have been taking insulin orally for more than a year but yet im not satisfied by the treatments.. :(

sherri 5 years ago

what if your numbers are low like 71 after you eat what im i suppose to do

Angela 5 years ago

I've been diabetic since I was 17, my blood sugar was 450 at a christmas party and I hadn't even had dessert yet! With my pregnancies I had to take so much insulin it was unreal-over 100units w/ each meal and still 60 more units 2hrs after eating to try to get it below 200. Now I weigh 110 and have been exercising regularly. I take 15units of Levemir every night. Yesterday I saw my Dr. b/c I've been having anxiety and feeling tired, nauseated, and headaches-lots of tension in face and jaw. My blood sugars yesterday were in the 60's 3 times, the highest it was 133 1.5hrs after eating a well balanced dinner. It's like sometimes my pancreas kicks in and releases insulin on it's own and other times it doesn't. I still have days where 1-2hrs after eating it gets 180-200. I had a whole bunch of labs drawn this am including a thyroid panel. I'm just tired of not feeling well.

Boggs 5 years ago

My sugar levels was 290 two weeks ago.

I cut out almost all carbs and seldom exercised.

Now my levels at 137 and stll dropping.

I was allways eating snacks, now I know better.

Patti 5 years ago

My doctor diagnosed me with pre-diabetes and put me on medication. He never told me to check my blood sugar. My friend is diabetic and gave me a brand new meter. I checked my blood sugar as soon as I woke up and it was 167 is that a high morning sugar reading?

Jean Thomson 5 years ago

My dr.took a blood test, not a fasting one, and said my blood sugar was 159 so is having me take a blood sugar test every day before the evening meal for two weeks and report the readings to him. I have a week to go. It has been anywhere from 106 to 165. What is going on?

lisa 5 years ago

my son had fasting blood work came back 95 and 1/4 reducing substance in his urine, still no word from his doctor so i tested his urine at home and it did come back with glucose in his urine, just one time after he complained off headache and very sleepy. later i tested it and he wa negative. should be concerned he is 3.

Childerschick 5 years ago

I went for presurgery labs thursday, and after I left my dr called and said to go to ER because my glucose was 49...I am clueless on glucose, diabetes, blood sugar, etc...but didn't even get registered and he called and said just to go eat something. After I ate, I checked it and it was 135...any opionions, my dr don't seem concerned at all, but my surgeon is very concerned. Wants me to get that fasting blood test?

Becky 5 years ago

I'm a prediabetic person but I exercise at least 5-7 days a week to help my blood sugar levels good. I've been going to a gym for like 1 1/2 yrs and I've lost like between 30-34 lbs and I'm keeping it off.

Khin Khin 6 years ago

It is very useful for me. I'm trying to control my blood glucose level since I've known that I have diabetes.

Khin Khin 6 years ago

It is very useful for me. I'm trying to control my blood glucose level since I've know that I have diabetes.

concerned 6 years ago

My goodness Diane, you WAY beyond "at risk" for diabetes. You have established diabetes, and with a morning reading like that, you most likely need an insulin regimen. Please see a doctor right now!

Rose 6 years ago

My sugar levels have gone up in the past 6 years ever so slightly, but this year it was up enough that they put me on medication. Now I have to test my levels every morning. I am averaging 147 every morning, but am trying to lower it and I have been told it may take time and it will not happen overnight. In the past 2 years I quite exercising and I think that is what had it under control before, so now I am back at jogging about 5 miles each day and I hope to get things under control very soon. Yes, I am also monitoring my diet as per the diet plan I found on line. So hopefully within 6 months I can see some improvement.

Diane 6 years ago

I took my blood sugar before eating and it was at 257. After I ate, it started going is now at 197. Am I at risk for diabetes?


susan 6 years ago

i have diabetes my doctor diagnosis it i so i take pill

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JohnJAdams 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

Marlene, depends on their situation and type of diabetes. Is your girlfriend pregnant? She has likely had these symptoms longer than she might admit. I know someone that got diabetes while preggers then developed type I right after.

I don't know why so many people ignore the diabetes signs and symptoms and constantly lie to themselves that it is not dangerous. My nephew died from the fact that he never had a 5 second blood sugar test.

Marlene 6 years ago

My girlfriend has been complaining of dry mouth, excessive thirst, metallic taste in mouth, blurred vision and leg cramps and excessive urination at night. She went to the Dr. yeaterday who gave her a potassium pill. I thought..this is wrong. Well they just called and she needs to go to the ER as her sugar is 670!! Can diabetes happen suddenly like this??

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olaoyemi 6 years ago

Thanks for this peace of good information.My Dad has been suffering from diabetes for long,and I think with this will help him a long way in maintaining his condition.Thanks.

taulandi 7 years ago

If you're a diabetic, the normal blood sugar level chart, will help you monitoring and managing your condition.

Jaye Marno 7 years ago

This is terrific and needed info on diabetes. It really is very important to be diagnosed early as you have pointed out. Even a quick and simple FASTING blood sugar test can be used to determine if further testing might be called for. If your 12-hour fasting blood sugar level is 110 mg/dl (6 mmol/l) or higher, you really should see a doctor -- especially if you are overweight.

Thanks again, Joanna, for this helpful Hub!

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probyte2u 7 years ago

Very Good Hub and Informative. Thanks for the good hub, which I never knew before.

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