Saturday, October 29, 2011

Important Facts About Blood Sugar:

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 personFasting ValuePost Prandial
Minimum ValueMaximum ValueValue 2 hours after consuming glucose
Normal70100Less than 140
Early Diabetes
101126140 to 200
Established DiabetesMore than 126-More than 200
    * All values are in Milligrams
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.
 Blood Sugar Calculator
* Choose Test Type
* Select the Blood Glucose Value Typemg / dl    mmol / L
* Select the Blood Glucose Value
(* Mandatory)    

Read more:Blood - Sugar Chart

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