• What bloody glucose reading is abnormal?

    Best answer: The 'normal' fasting (after not eating or drinking overnight) blood glucose level for a non-diabetic would be in the range 70 to 99 mg/dL [that's 3.9 to 5.5 mmol/l if you're in a country that uses the International Standard for blood glucose measurement]. Two hours post prandial (after eating) a... show more
    Best answer: The 'normal' fasting (after not eating or drinking overnight) blood glucose level for a non-diabetic would be in the range 70 to 99 mg/dL [that's 3.9 to 5.5 mmol/l if you're in a country that uses the International Standard for blood glucose measurement].

    Two hours post prandial (after eating) a non-diabetic's blood glucose level would not normally rise above 140 mg/dL [7.8 mmol/l].

    The above figures, however, do not take into account whether you are suffering from an infection at the moment; does not take into account any medication(s) that you may currently be taking; does not take into account any comorbid medical condition that you may already be suffering with.

    Figures outside of the ranges given above would indicate an "abnormal" level.
    4 answers · 2 days ago
  • Can a person with diabetes include Smartmade Dinner Entree as a healthy part of their diet?

    As in, not the "you can eat sugar" type answer. I'd like to buy these two times a week for two older diabetics, but only if they are healthy enough. I've only seen them on a grocery ad.
    As in, not the "you can eat sugar" type answer. I'd like to buy these two times a week for two older diabetics, but only if they are healthy enough. I've only seen them on a grocery ad.
    4 answers · 4 days ago
  • Is diabetes curable by homeopathy?

    Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Is there any treatment available in homeopathy to cure or control it?
    Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Is there any treatment available in homeopathy to cure or control it?
    5 answers · 7 days ago
  • Do I have diabetes?

    So I'm a 4'11", 140-ish lb 15 year old female (not extremely active) and today, I noticed that my right leg was in pain. It didn't bother me too much until I got home at around 8:00 PM? That was when the pain was really bad and it hurt even when I wasn't doing anything. I also noticed that my... show more
    So I'm a 4'11", 140-ish lb 15 year old female (not extremely active) and today, I noticed that my right leg was in pain. It didn't bother me too much until I got home at around 8:00 PM? That was when the pain was really bad and it hurt even when I wasn't doing anything. I also noticed that my right foot was cold, both felt cold and was cold to the touch. I don't have excessive thirst or hunger nor do I have bubbles in my urine but can this be a sign of diabetes? Should I get tested immediately?
    13 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • I just found out I don’t have Diabetes. What should I do now?

    Best answer: Convince yourself you have another deadly disease. Rinse, repeat.
    Best answer: Convince yourself you have another deadly disease. Rinse, repeat.
    10 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • What does it mean when you're constantly peeing?

    Best answer: For a type 2 diabetic, frequent peeing can be a common problem and can indicate several possible problems. Most of the time, it is an indication that sugar levels are higher than they should be and the body is trying to reduce the sugar levels by processing it out through the kidneys. 1. She might be skipping... show more
    Best answer: For a type 2 diabetic, frequent peeing can be a common problem and can indicate several possible problems. Most of the time, it is an indication that sugar levels are higher than they should be and the body is trying to reduce the sugar levels by processing it out through the kidneys.

    1. She might be skipping her medication or using it incorrectly. Taking medication at the wrong time of the day can reduce the effectiveness.

    2. She might need her medication adjusted. People with type 2 diabetes may need a change of medication after a few years of treatment. Diabetes can be progressive and treatments that once worked might not be enough.

    3. Frequent peeing can be a side effect of certain diabetic medications. The medication is helping the kidneys do a better job of flushing the extra sugar the body couldn't process. If her medication was recently changed then it might be the medication causing it.

    4. She might be eating too many of the wrong carbohydrates. Certain foods are higher in carbohydrates than other foods and certain foods are also considered "fast carbs" which means that they digest quickly and cause a sudden high sugar spike. If she is eating too much of the wrong types of carbohydrates, that could be causing high sugar levels. For breads and pastas, servings should be limited. Whole grain breads and pastas are better than white grains. White grains are "fast carbs" while whole grains digest slower and won't cause as high of a sugar spike. Certain vegetables are also better than others. Vegetables that are high in starch, such as potatoes and corn, are higher in carbohydrates than things like green beans and carrots. Diabetes isn't just about avoiding eating sugar. All carbohydrates become sugar in the blood so eating right for diabetes means watching all carbohydrates and not overeating on the carbohydrates that would cause issues. Checking blood sugar levels at two hours after meals and tracking what was ate and what the sugar level is would help determine which foods are having the biggest impact. A doctor can recommend a per meal carbohydrate goal and a per day carbohydrate goal to help with diet control.
    4 answers · 1 week ago
  • Is there any way to plant an artificial/ pancreas for type 1 diabetic patient?

    Hello there! I live in the Middle East and I have a relative whose suffering from diabetes sinces she was 12 years old. I was wondering if theres any trustable solution for diabetes? Like an artificial pancreas? Or a surgery to stop the effect of the desiase. In this country medical technology is not as advanced.... show more
    Hello there! I live in the Middle East and I have a relative whose suffering from diabetes sinces she was 12 years old. I was wondering if theres any trustable solution for diabetes? Like an artificial pancreas? Or a surgery to stop the effect of the desiase. In this country medical technology is not as advanced. Hopefully someone can help. Any help is highly appreciated.
    8 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • What would happen if diabetes was illegal>?

    Best answer: Jails would be overcrowded beyond what they already are!
    Best answer: Jails would be overcrowded beyond what they already are!
    14 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • Did I inject my vein by accident with insulin?

    Best answer: Actually, you could have also hit a muscle which would cause a faster reaction too.

    If your sugar levels were lower than usual or if you didn't eat something after your injection, that might have impacted your reaction also.
    Best answer: Actually, you could have also hit a muscle which would cause a faster reaction too.

    If your sugar levels were lower than usual or if you didn't eat something after your injection, that might have impacted your reaction also.
    4 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • Is this an sign of diabetes?

    Okay, So this is going to sound werid I been having these attacks like I been drugged. I feel so dizzy it's hard to breath and walk uo the stairs. My legs feel really heavy, amd my arms feel numb.I also have the feeling of puking. I fricken hate the feeling of this.
    Okay, So this is going to sound werid I been having these attacks like I been drugged. I feel so dizzy it's hard to breath and walk uo the stairs. My legs feel really heavy, amd my arms feel numb.I also have the feeling of puking. I fricken hate the feeling of this.
    5 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • Is propranalol safe for a type 2 diabetic?

    Today I was prescribed propranalol for anxiety and I'm scared to take it. Im a type 2 diabetic but manage my condition well with diet only. I've read that propranalol can raise blood sugars and I don't really want to trade one problem for another. Help please x
    Today I was prescribed propranalol for anxiety and I'm scared to take it. Im a type 2 diabetic but manage my condition well with diet only. I've read that propranalol can raise blood sugars and I don't really want to trade one problem for another. Help please x
    7 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • Help, my sister is becoming obese!?

    Best answer: I'm afraid this is up to you. Maybe you can talk to her, she will probably deny it or say she doesn't want to do it. Just talk to her and be subtle about saying shes obese, maybe you can go on short walks and encourage her do things.
    Best answer: I'm afraid this is up to you. Maybe you can talk to her, she will probably deny it or say she doesn't want to do it. Just talk to her and be subtle about saying shes obese, maybe you can go on short walks and encourage her do things.
    6 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • What is Diabetic foot?

    5 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • Is asparagus ok for high insulin?

    4 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • Teen diabetes?

    Alright. around September or november 2016, i stopped having periods. i had NO clue why. so May 2017, i went to the doctor and she told me there were 3 possible reasons. My thyroid (which is messed up), My extremely low levels of iron, and my weight. i weighed about 208 lbs as a 16 year old. ridiculous. lol. she... show more
    Alright. around September or november 2016, i stopped having periods. i had NO clue why. so May 2017, i went to the doctor and she told me there were 3 possible reasons. My thyroid (which is messed up), My extremely low levels of iron, and my weight. i weighed about 208 lbs as a 16 year old. ridiculous. lol. she told me i was pre-diabetic and needed to make serious changes and FAST. so i did. i worked tirelessly.. carb counting, working out, no sugar, better portions, etc for about 6-7 months and shed 50 lbs ! i was 166lbs by december! my doctor told me i did fabulous and that i could get off metformin, which was kind of a weight loss pill for diabetics even though i wasn’t diabetic. so i kind of let off the gas and started back eating junk food again for the past 3 months (it’s now may 2018), im getting a really dry mouth after drinking tons of water.. do you think this is me thinking i’m drinking a lot even though i’m not? or could i have relapsed into my pre diabetes even though i’m way healthier now?
    6 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • Dad has not been able to get blood sugar below 20 for months?

    Best answer: Either he is just doing nothing about this or his pancreas is pretty much shot. That is way too high a number to be at for months on end. There is damage being caused. That's the equivalent of 360 mg/dL or an A1C of 14.2!!!

    His doctor should treat this as a close to an emergency situation.
    Best answer: Either he is just doing nothing about this or his pancreas is pretty much shot. That is way too high a number to be at for months on end. There is damage being caused. That's the equivalent of 360 mg/dL or an A1C of 14.2!!!

    His doctor should treat this as a close to an emergency situation.
    5 answers · 3 weeks ago