920032 tn?1550680156

diabetes ranges

just bought monitor as i am risk of diabetes. this morning b 4 brekfast it was 5.5. 1 hour after 6.4   2 hous after 5.3

worst was 7.1 after evening meal.  i;m not sure what is good and bad.  
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231441 tn?1333892766
Mulitiply mmol/L x 18 to gett mg/dL

The after dinner at 7.1 (127.8) is a little high, but this is maybe explained by what you ate.

At this stage your levels look pretty normal. Watch your diet (keep it low on sweets and not too many carbs), and exercise, and try to keep your weight or get it to your 'ideal' weight.

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141598 tn?1355671763
Your posted numbers imply readings measured in mmol/L. This standard is used in Europe not in the USA. When posting test numbers it's important to let us know which standard you are using. Makes a huge difference. Did your home test meter come with a User Guide? Most do which explains how to correctly use the meter. If not you can always Google the make and model number as most manufacturers post "How To" guides online.

Test times
Fasting: 8-10 hours w/o food or colored liquids, upon awakening in morning
Prandial: Before a meal
Postprandial: 2-3 hrs after a meal
At bedtime

Results for normal humans (You can Google this too)
Glucose Level                                                 Indication

From 70 to 99 mg/dL (3.9 to 5.5 mmol/L)   Normal fasting glucose
From 100 to 125 mg/dL (5.6 to 6.9 mmol/L) Impaired fasting glucose (pre-diabetes)
126 mg/dL (7.0 mmol/L) and above on more
than one testing occasion                                  Diabetes

Less than 140 mg/dl or 6.9 mmol/L                      Normal

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