Blood Sugar Levels Normal Range after Eating and Fasting!
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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.
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.
I hate getting my blood drawn for 2 labs. I get tired, nausea, anxiety for days. I noticed my blood sugar reached 154 about 24hours after when I was still feeling sickness and then dropped to 104 in about hour or two of activity. (I check other peoples bs and checked myself) My sugar is usually normal and I have a very physically active job. I am very fearful and reluctant to get my blood drawn and everyone knows about it. I’ve even made them do the labs separately and use the smallest test tubes etc. Sometimes I schedule on less stressful days or when I’m off work. So dreadful for me. I just know something is going on with me when I feel this way. I won’t allow any testing A1C anymore they all come out normal.
My blood sugar can reach up into the 220’s to 250’s after a meal. It will drop over time back down into the 130’s or 140’s before the next meal. This way I avoid hypo’s. I take Lantus in the A.M. every day, and am trying to figure out how much to take. Right now…13 units. The advice nurse said that I was doing O.K., but I am not that confident.