High blood sugar level in the blood is called hyperglycemia, and it is a sign of diabetes. The normal blood sugar level ranges from 80 to 120 mg/dL. A blood sugar level of more than 200 mg/dL is referred to as a hyperglycemic condition. Increased thirst, frequent urination, tiredness, and headaches are some symptoms seen.
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Query: Hello doctor, For five days, my blood sugar in the morning (fasting) is 130 to 135 mg/dL, and two hours after the food is 140 to 150 mg/dL. My height is 5' 7", my weight is 154 pounds, and I am quite healthy. I know this means there is a problem as values are too high. My question is, is the fasting... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your fasting blood sugar is on the higher side as it should be around 120 mg/dL. As you mentioned, you have no symptoms, and you are healthy. You should be able to control it with dietary modifications. Kindly tell your age and if you have any family history of diabe... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 70 year old female. My weight is 132 pounds. I am a known case of NIDDM. I am on Glimepiride 4 mg bid and Repaglinide bid. But, my FBS is 271 mg/dL and PPBS is 457 mg/dL. Is there any solution to lower my sugar without Insulin? For me Insulin was already prescribed, but still I hav... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your blood sugar levels are very high. You have to get started on Insulin as it is the best way to reduce blood sugar. Insulin production in our body is decreased, so we are just replacing that from outside. You are already on two oral anti-diabetic drugs which are hi... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, This is about my elder sister who is 37 years old. She is diabetic since 4 years. I have attached the report and prescription of the same. Please check and give suggestion. Now she is suffering from swollen face. Is there any problem in kidney due to high sugar level? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query to this platform. Your sister is a known case of hypothyroidism with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes mellitus. Her sugar is constantly raised throughout the last five to six months as shown in the reports. She is on oral diabetic drugs and her bloo... Read Full »