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Old 07-11-2008, 11:59 PM   #1
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What Number Is Considered Diabetic

if my sugar level is 108 should I be worried

 
Old 07-12-2008, 06:23 AM   #2
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Re: What Number Is Considered Diabetic

A fasting blood glucose of 126 or above is considered diabetic. 108 could be labeled pre-diabetic if you consistently run over 100 fasting.

 
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Old 07-12-2008, 11:08 AM   #3
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Re: What Number Is Considered Diabetic

The time of day and if you have eaten are the key factors. You didn't mention when you tested.

 
Old 07-12-2008, 02:25 PM   #4
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Re: What Number Is Considered Diabetic

More information is needed. You should check your blood sugar regularly to determine if you are diabetic or not. Wallis gave you a fasting number. Fasting means upon rising in the morning after a good nights sleep. You can check your blood sugar before you eat to get a number, eat then you can check it one and two hours after eating. This will show you how well your body is handling carbs or other foods. I normally use a two hour after meal reading.

 
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