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What is normal blood sugar level? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:How are you doing?
User:I am good
User:just wanted to chk smething on blood sugar
Doctor:Go ahead
User:i am done with blod test n al
User:blood sugar fasting - 73%
User:Blodd sugar pp is 91 %
User:just want to knw if everythng normal
Doctor:When you say % it means mg/dL right?
Doctor:Yes, it is normal
Doctor:Its perfectly normal actually
Doctor:Its not diabetes , no impaired glucose tolerance
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:no impaired glucose tolerance >
User:please elaborate the same
Doctor:Impaired glucose tolerance or pre diabetes is a stage just before diabetes
Doctor:People do not develop diabetes suddenly. They pass through this phase
Doctor:Where their sugar is slightly above the normal but not high enough to qualify as diabetes
User:ok .
Doctor:Typically, fasting sugars between 100-125 mg/dL would indicate impaired glucose tolerance
User:so in my case its normal /nothng to wory
Doctor:And post prandial sugars would be between 140-200 mg/dL
Doctor:Nothing to worry
User:ok cool.
User:thanks :)
Doctor:eat healthy, exercise and maintain a healthy weight
Doctor:That should be good
User:exercise is a questn and eat heathy too
Doctor:You need to give yourself 30 minutes a day
User:ok .
User:for exervise
Doctor:whether you jog/brisk walk/run/skip/swim
Doctor:Choose but choose one
Doctor:Its almost essential
User:normal walking wl nt help .
Doctor:I want you to cover 6 km in 50 minutes
Doctor:If you can do it by normal walking, it will be good
Doctor:In my opinion, it would be a brisk walk
User:ok .
User:currently my weight is 68 kg
User:and heifht is 5.5.
User:so i knw m ovcer weight
Doctor:Have you spoken to one of our dieticians for a personalized diet plan?
User:no .
Doctor:They will make it as per your lifestyke
Doctor:*lifestyle and eating habits
Doctor:She'll tell you how much food, when and where
Doctor:should I tell my customer care team to call you to fix an appointment?
Doctor:She'll call you and email the plan to you in 72 hours
Doctor:Does that work for you?
User:no nii
User:no no
User:diet plan i cnt follow knowing myself
User:al i follow is
User:avoid rice n all and fast food types
User:also , as of now i am un married .
Doctor:then do these things as well
Doctor:have a breakfast and a early dinner'
User:but recently my sis has been diagonosed with sme problem and due to that she cnt concieve
User:i want to get my tests dne .
User:so wht exactky i shiuld go for
Doctor:do you get your periods on time?
Doctor:Any other problems like abdominal pain, vaginal discharge ?
User:vaginal discharge is thr
User:but normal
User:i dont think its abnormal
Doctor:Then I dont think you need any investigations
Doctor:But if you want to get the tests done, an ultrasound of the pelvis is all that is required
User:whts that .
User:so i need to go for this test with 12 hr fasting
Doctor:Yes, empty stomach and your bladder should be full
Doctor:So you keep drinking loads of water and dont go the bathroom
Doctor:I would suggest you take an appointment first
Doctor:and then you can post a query on Ask a specialist and have a gynaecologist look at it and answer your queries
User:thanks :)
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:no . thanks
User:have a great evening ahead .
Doctor:You too
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