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How about after meals? Normally, your blood sugar level should be around 140 mg/dL or lower after eating (two hours after your meal) – according to the National Diabetes Association. Even it could be lower than 140 mg /dL in some healthy, non-diabetics.
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The level of greater than 140 mg /dL after meal (1-2 hours after meal) should not be ignored, because this is considered abnormal! In diabetics, the level may increase up to 180 mg /dL after eating (a warning sign of hyperglycemia).
To analyze whether you glucose metabolism is normal or abnormal – your doctor may ask you to take a random of blood glucose tests. This can be performed regardless of your last meal. The result of this test can help comprehensively evaluate the fluctuation of your blood sugar levels.
In healthy individuals, the blood sugar levels typically don’t vary greatly throughout the day. The highly fluctuation may point to a serious problem, such as prediabetes or even diabetes.