Blood Sugar Levels Of Children

For children below six years of age, fasting blood glucose levels should be between 80 to 180 mg/dL, and post-prandial levels should be around 180 mg/dL. In the case of children in the age group of six to twelve years, the fasting blood glucose remains the same, whereas the post-prandial levels should be 140 mg/dL or below that.

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My 2.5-year-old toddler is sleeping too much. Is this normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a little concerned that my 2.5 year old toddler has been sleeping too much lately. He woke up at 4 AM the day before yesterday, but he was fine yesterday. We went to the regional center yesterday, where he played and we reached home by 2 PM. He went to sleep at 2.30 PM and has...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. It is not healthy for a child at this age to sleep so much, it can happen if the child has developed a viral infection, or it can be the effect of some drugs. You should ask your child if he has taken anything without informing you. It i...  Read Full »

What are the normal sugar levels of kids?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 5 years 6 months old with 92, 87 and 90 as fasting blood sugar level in last two months. Is it a normal range? Does sugar level of kids differ from adults? Please explain.  Read Full »


Dr. Kusumakar Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your kid's sugar level is normal and is slightly on lower side. Yes, sugar level of kids differs slightly from adults. For further information consult a diabetologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/diabetologist  Read Full »

My 4-year-old diabetic son has high lipid panel and BUN. Should I be worried?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 4 years old and he has been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes one year ago. He has a high lipid panel. Comprehensive metabolic panel, lipid panel, T4 free, and thyroid have been done. Reports have been attached herewith.  His A1C is 7.2. He uses Omnipod and Dexcom. He uses...  Read Full »


Dr. Swaraj S W

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is not something that one should be worried about. Triglycerides are high when the sugars are high and when sugars settle, the triglycerides also settle. Do not panic. Blood urea nitrogen is just above and it is not significant. For more information consult an end...  Read Full »

My 8 year old son weighs 30 kg, and he is always thirsty. Is he diabetic?

Query: Hi doctor, I am worried about my son who is 8 years old and weighs approximately 30 kg. Over the last couple of days, he is constantly thirsty, it is very hot outside. Sometimes, he is also tired, although generally, he is very active. I tested his fasting blood sugar approximately 10 hours after ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query, and from the blood sugar levels of your son, it does not look like he has diabetes. I agree that he is 30 kg and 8 years old, but children of developed countries usually are overweight, which is because of under activity. Please allow him to li...  Read Full »

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