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What does a blood sugar level of 287 fasting mean

By May 25, 2017 - 4:04am
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Hello Cwatson7227,

Welcome to the EmpowHER community. Thank you for your question.

With a fasting blood sugar test, a blood sample will be taken after an overnight fast.

A fasting blood sugar level less than 100 mg/dL (5.6 mmol/L) is normal.

A fasting blood sugar level from 100 to 125 mg/dL (5.6 to 6.9 mmol/L) is considered prediabetes.

If it's 126 mg/dL (7 mmol/L) or higher on two separate tests, you have diabetes.

Cwatson7227, I suggest you speak with your physician who ordered this test and how the result relates to you.


May 25, 2017 - 8:27am
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