Which hormone maintains the blood sugar level?

Answer The pancreas releases two types of hormones, insulin and glucagons, that regulate your blood sugar levels. Insulin is released when blood sugar levels get too high. If blood sugar levels drop, gluc... 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 should your blood sugar level be?

Glucose, also known as blood sugar, provides energy for the body. Doctors use the fasting blood glucose test to identify abnormal amounts of glucose in the blood. The University of Michigan Health ... Read More »

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

Under what circumstances, with what diagnoses, with what other prevailing factors?If this was a fasting reading with a diagnosis of diabetes, you are spot-on. If this is a fasting reading with no d... Read More »