120 Blood Sugar A1c

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* What Is A Normal Blood Sugar?

Normal blood sugars after a high carbohydrate breakfast eaten at 7:30 AM. The blue line is the average for the group. The brown lines show the range within which most readings fell (2 standard deviations). Bottom lines show Insulin and C-peptide levels at the same time. Click HERE if you don't see the graph. Graph is a screen shot from Dr. Christiansen's presentation cited below. The term "blood sugar" refers to the concentration of glucose, a simple, sugar, that is found in a set volume of blood. In the U.S. it is measured in milligrams per deciliter, abbreviated as mg/dl. In most of the rest of the world it is measured in millimoles per liter, abbreviated as mmol/L. The concentration of glucose in our blood changes continually throughout the day. It can even vary significantly from minute to minute. When you eat, it can rise dramatically. When you exercise it will often drop. The blood sugar measures that doctors are most interested in is the A1c, discussed below. When you are given a routine blood test doctors usually order a fasting glucose test. The most informative blood sugar reading is the post-meal blood sugar measured one and two hours after eating. Doctors rarely test th Continue reading >>

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  1. dagger1234

    How to convert avg blood to a1c?

    So I looked at my bayer USB glouclose meter and seen that My average blood sugar for the past 2 months more or less is 90. How do I find out what my a1c # might be? Next month, I will find it out; I just wanna know a general a1c score but I can't find anything online to help?

  2. chanchal

    If you have a iPhone please dl the app called A1cConverter. A simple and free app - great App!!!

  3. dagger1234

    Nice! I do have an iPhone and I'll check it out now!

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