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What is the normal reading range of the blood-sugar adult

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what is the normal reading range of the blood-sugar for an adult over 80 yrs olod?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 6 months ago.

Hello

Fasting sugar under 100.

Hemoglobin A1c, under 5.7.

The sugar has to be fasting to be meaningful.

As a rule of thumb, about 140 or less 2 hours after a meal, but there is a range there

and this is not accurate.

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Expert:  Dr Basu replied 6 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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What symptoms do you have?

Are you taking any anti diabetic medication?
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