Aa
A
A
Close
Blank
Avatar universal
What are normal blood sugar readings?
My Doctor tells me my blood sugar level is normal.  I am a 53 yr. old female, wt is 172, I'm quite well, other than high blood pressure, which is controlled with medication.   I would like to find out what normal glucose readings are, when do you have to worry, because diabetes runs in my family.  Thank you
Cancel
2 Answers
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
Normal fasting blood sugar is under 100; pre-diabetes is 100-125 and diabetes is 126 and over. Normal A1C (a test for average blood sugar over a couple month period) is under 5.7. 5.7-6.5 are pre-diabetes and 6.5 and over is diabetes.

I would never accept an answer as vague as "it's normal"  or "don't worry", especially if you are concerned about it. Always ask for the number. Many people are not diagnosed when they are pre-diabetes when this is, in fact, an excellent opportunity to make changes and delay or prevent development of diabetes.
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
757137 tn?1347200053
Around 100 fasting blood sugar.
Comment
Cancel
757137 tn?1347200053
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Diabetes Tracker
Track glucose levels, and other diabetes measurements, symptoms and medications
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
463897 tn?1448485050
Blank
MH Community Mgr commented on Bubulous's status
8 hrs ago
296076 tn?1371338074
Blank
melimeli commented on melimeli's status
13 hrs ago
296076 tn?1371338074
Blank
melimeli My anxiety is through the r... Comment
May 02
Diabetes - Type 2 Community Resources
Top Diabetes Answerers
Avatar m tn
Blank
diabetes86
MA
144586 tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222