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What is the Recommended Blood Glucose Levels for Diabetes?

Diabetes
By Editorial Team , Onlymyhealth editorial team / Oct 12, 2011
What is the Recommended Blood Glucose Levels for Diabetes?

Ideally, the blood glucose level should fall between 70 to 150 mg. Read to know more.

In order to keep diabetes under control, it is significant to observe and subsequently, place a check on the level of blood glucose (sugar) in the body.

 

Ideally, the blood glucose level should fall between 70 to 150 mg. A count less than 70 mg is a sign of low blood glucose level. The symptoms that characterise this are a state of unconscious behaviour, lethargy and impaired functioning of the brain and in extreme conditions, might even prove fatal. On the other hand, a higher than normal level of glucose in the blood, if stretched over a long period of time, may result in cardiac attacks, kidney damage and mental problems.

 

A point to be kept in mind here is that the glucose level is the lowest in the morning and high post meals. Thus, it is wise to keep a tab on the blood glucose at various times of the day so as to conclude the exact measure of glucose in the blood

 

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Source: Onlymyhealth editorial teamOct 12, 2011

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