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1.Blood sugar (glucose)- main fuel that the body uses to produce energy.
2.Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, helps maintain normal blood sugar levels.
3.Uncontrolled or high blood sugar levels can lead to health complications such as blindness, heart diseases, kidney disease.
4.Increase in concentration of glucose in the blood leads to a condition called "diabetic coma" or hyperglycemia.
|Category of a person||Fasting Value||Post Prandial|
|Minimum Value||Maximum Value||Value 2 hours after consuming glucose|
|Normal||70||100||Less than 140|
|101||126||140 to 200|
|Established Diabetes||More than 126||-||More than 200|
If you have recently got tested for blood glucose level or if you have taken a Oral Glucose Tolerance Test, we can help you find out if you have diabetes.
Read more:Blood - Sugar Charthttp://www.medindia.net/patients/calculators/bloodsugar_chart.asp#ixzz1cBOOod19