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Normal readings for blood sugar levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   HELLO
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   I have a question about diabetic reading results
User :   what is the best reading
User :   126 is that normal reading
Doctor :   Well it depends on the time of testing
Doctor :   Fasting, random or postprandial
User :   after eating if you have 126
Doctor :   then it is ok
Doctor :   It is called Post prandial after 2 hours of eating
Doctor :   Fasting is after 8 hours of complete fast
User :   ok can you check the results before eating
User :   as well
Doctor :   yeah
Doctor :   after 8 hrs of fasting
Doctor :   It is the most accurate time of measuring
User :   what is the best reading after eating
Doctor :   There is one more called Random whenever you would like it
Doctor :   It depends on the after how much interval after eating it is measured
User :   i have 126
Doctor :   after 3 hours, one reading ; like wise after 2 hours and 1 hour
Doctor :   When is it?
User :   after eating
Doctor :   One thing you should remember is the symptoms of diabetes also play a role in interpreting the results
User :   I never had it
User :   i just checked to make sure
User :   i dont have any symptoms
Doctor :   So if you can answer few of my questions I can assess whether yoiu are diabetic or likely to be diabetic in future or normal

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