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my blood sugar level is at 8.2 is this high ...

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my blood sugar level is at 8.2 is this high
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Family Physician replied 10 years ago.
If this is a fasting specimen (first thing in the morning before you eat) then YES - it is high. The normal highest normal value of glucose is about 5.6 mmol/liter.

This should be repeated - and if persistent - you should speak with your physician about getting treated for diabetes.