"normal" People - How High Does Glucose Go?
I checked a bunch of athletes after we'd all stopped training for a tea break. Hard on the heels of biscuits and chips and sugars in teas... they ranged between 4.4 (80) and 5.8 (104). My husband was 5 (90) after consuming half a loaf of cinnamon bun (inch thick icing). In the same time frame I blew 13 (234) on a slice of low GI bread (this was pre meds). I was told the ideal is between 4 and 6 at all times. But that there isn't that much data on what happens in that first hour after a meal. my bs was 1,000 + when i found outi had diabetes. obviously i was in the hospital. my vision was almost gone, i had slurred speech, very lathargic ... worst feeling ive ever had in my 44 yrs. so when my levels got down to the 300s i felt wonderful. it was really odd, as they got lower, i was feeling worse!! i felt horrible in the 200"s, it felt really low like i was going to pass out. I was informed by the dr that it was beacuse my levels were way too high for soooo long. 2 months later i fianally got it under control most of the time Continue reading >>