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Random sugar levels 160. Am I diabetic ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jun-2013
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User:Gud af
Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXXX here.
User:Mu radom sugar level is 160
User:am I diabetic
Doctor:160 mg of Random Blood Sugar is high.
Doctor:It may have to be checked again to see if you are diabetic.
User:I've checked in Gulco card
User:in home
Doctor:Please repeat the test in a fasting state and after 2 hours of food.
User:ok dr.
User:what is the normal level of sugar
Doctor:In Fasting state, it should be around 60- 90 mg.
Doctor:And in non fasting state it should be around 90- 120 mg.
User:Actually I had Halwa 20 mins before taking the test whether it will influence the result
Doctor:Ok. That can be a cause of high blood sugar when you checked.
Doctor:So do not worry.
Doctor:Just check it again in fasting and 2 hours after breakfast.
User:ok thank u I got scared because i have a family history of diabetic
Doctor:That would give a clear idea of where your sugar levels stand.
User:one more query
Doctor:Sure, please proceed.
User:my mom have sever pain in heel.....whom should we consult
User:which specalist?
Doctor:An Orthopaedic surgeon would be the right person to consult.
Doctor:May I know her age?
Doctor:Is she sufferring fromrheumatoid arthritis?
User:57 yrs old
User:no she has High BP
User:had mild cardiac arrest once
Doctor:Please do consult an Orthopaedic Surgeon regarding her heel pain.
User:thank u Dr. can diabetic person eat jowar...will it reduce their sugar level
Doctor:Jowar cannot reduce the sugar level. But it can reduce the starch intake.
Doctor:Hence, indirectly it can reduce the sugar levels.
User:ok dr. Thanks a lot and have a great week end
Doctor:Do you have any other queries?
User:no Dr.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Let me know if you have any health related queries.
Doctor:Have a great week end.
User:Thank u
User:no queries
Doctor:So relax about you being diabetic and enjoy your life.
User:Sure Dr.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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