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Symptoms and sugar levels in diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   may i know to whom am i speeking
User :   recently my mother got diabetes
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User :   before food the blood test rusult is 102 and
User :   after food(2 hours later) it is 155mg
User :   is this consider as diabetes
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User :   yes
Doctor :   Please give the details
Doctor :   I have asked for
User :   age 50,gender female,occupation housewife,marital status married.
Doctor :   How many readings were taken before your mother was declared diabetic by the doctor
User :   only once
Doctor :   The levels of Fasting blood sugar (for 8 hours of fasting without even water) should be less than 125
Doctor :   and if any Random sugar level crosses anytime 200
Doctor :   mg/dl it is
Doctor :   diabetic
User :   before 200
User :   its not diabetic
Doctor :   See one has to get two fasting blood sugar readings
Doctor :   to say diabetic
Doctor :   from 100 to 125 fasting levels are said to be future prone diabetic
Doctor :   called Glucose intolerance
Doctor :   So it is tough to say from one reading
Doctor :   so please get the readings done once again
Doctor :   and if your mother has the symptoms of diabetes
User :   two readings one is before taking food and another is after food
Doctor :   like excessive urination, thirst and excessive food hunger and intake
User :   ok
Doctor :   No it should be done two times
User :   ok
Doctor :   So if the doctor feels the pt has such symptoms
Doctor :   and even the 105 before food is considered diabetic
User :   ok
Doctor :   Did you get the lipid profile and HbA1c is done
Doctor :   is she BP patient
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