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what is the best fasting blood sugar range for an 84 yo man on Metformin 2 grams a day

By Anonymous September 7, 2017 - 6:54pm
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Hello Anonymous,

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Blood glucose levels vary throughout the day.

For someone without diabetes, a fasting blood sugar on awakening should be under 100 mg/dl. Before-meal normal sugars are 70–99 mg/dl. “Postprandial” sugars taken two hours after meals should be less than 140 mg/dl.

Normal blood glucose levels two hours after eating a meal, for a person without diabetes should be less than 140 mg/dl (7.8 mmol/L).

Official ADA recommendation for someone with diabetes is less than 180 mg/dl (10.0 mmol/L).

Since you are on a medication to lower blood blood pressure, this may differ for you.

September 8, 2017 - 5:25am
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