How Is a Blood Sugar Level Monitored?

Answer Meters Diabetics monitor their blood sugar levels using a glucose meter or glucometer. It gives random blood sugar levels within 5 seconds of testing the blood. Fasting Doctors may prescribe 14 hou... Read More »

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When a friend of mine was told she had diabetes her blood sugar was 22. What was your sugar level?

There are different ways of measuring blood sugar. Those in the US use mg/dl. Others use mmol/l. A blood sugar of 22 mmol/l is equivalent of 396 mg/dl (to convert, you multiply it by 18). My husban... Read More »

My blood sugar level is 8.6 what is the normal level?

under 6. People in US use mgl and under 110 (or 100 depending on who you ask) is normal. In other countries they use mmol, hence the reading of 8.6. It's not just the poster that needs educating!!!... Read More »

What does it mean when your blood sugar level is 123?

If it relates to post-prandial blood sugar level (2 hours after taking food), then it is normal i.e., up to 140 mg/dL.Diabetes is diagnosed with the following blood tests:--* Fasting blood glucose ... Read More »

Is it possible to have a blood sugar level of over 500?