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Is blood sugar in range of 8.7 to 9.4 hours after eating harmful?

I have diabetes type 1... My daughter is almost 13 and she is overweight probably in the 79% especially around her tummy. she has started to drink continually and peeing all the time she just stands up and pees her self. her blood sugars range from 6.7 but mainly in the 8.7 and 9.4 range even after 12 hours of nothing to eat. should I be concerned
Thu, 28 May 2020
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Hi,

You need to do for her an urgent test called HBA1c, If it is high, you should be concerned as your child is gaining diabetes.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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Is blood sugar in range of 8.7 to 9.4 hours after eating harmful?

Hi, You need to do for her an urgent test called HBA1c, If it is high, you should be concerned as your child is gaining diabetes. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist