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My blood sugar level today tested at random show 540. how to

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my blood sugar level today tested at random show 540. how to bring this down to normal level. should i have medication
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
That is too high.
You first need to go to the doctor , right now, to make sure you are OK.
It is probably not dangerous since this was random, but better be safe.
You then need a lab called a hemoglobin A1C. This will show how out of whack your blood sugar has been.
If it is high, you do at this point need medication.
To improve this, and maybe get off medication, see the book, An End to Diabetes, by Dr. Joel Fuhrman.
If you took the blood sugar right after eating, the value is inflated, so it might not be as bad as it looks.
If you have any symptoms, go to the ER.
OK, so that is an initial answer….
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