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My blood sugar spiked...

My blood sugar spiked at 202 1 hour after eating. Should I be concerned?

Doctor's Assistant: In general, how has your health been lately?

Heart disease and diabetes II.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

General health OK. Take numerous Rx, including Crestor, Tenormin, Hydralazine, Metformin, Ramipril,

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Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 10 months ago
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Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 10 months ago

No, it is normal to get a spike after eating and a 1 hour measurement after eating is not very meaningful.

If it is higher still after two hours, then still higher, and too high before the next meal, then there is a concern.

If it is back to your baseline before the next meal, not a problem.

Fasting blood sugar in the morning is a better measurement.

Hemoglobin A1C blood testing will tell you how you are doing over all.

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