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 My friend has diabetes, please help!!?
recipe ideas, dietary restrictions, etc.
we are 15 and she has to take an insulin shot after every meal, if that helps.
thanks!...


 Halle Berry weaned herself off insulin?
She's type 1.. how is that possible?...


 Do you test before driving?
Last week on the news, a diabetic (type 1) woman was driving eratically because of a very low BG. I have heard that every type 1 (or insulin dependent type 2) should check their BG everytime they get ...


 RE: High sugar variation?
My dad is a diabetic patient since 30 years. He is 78 years old. He was having tablets so far to control. Now doctor suggeted to use insulin ( mixtard 10 units - 18 units morning & evening). A...


 What is the responsability of doctors taking care of patients in nursing homes?
doctor not taking regular blood test or labs for a diabetic patient....


 My mothers fasting blood sugar is 136,she is 40.her blood pressure is 140/98,how is it?
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 My mom is diabetic and she wants to know what fruits she should eat without raising sugar level?
tips on diabetic food will really be appreciated....


 What are the signs of having diabetes??
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 Inhaled insulin for diabeties is now available - do you think that it will be very popular?

Additional Details
Inhaled insulin is called Exhubera and for more details see the link below:

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/metro/stories/MYSA101906.medical.KENS.54ec0c7c....


 Is eating only fruits good for people with Diabetes?
My mother is 55 years old, and acts like a child sometimes. She goes to "group" At IHR, or, Institute for Human Resources. A person out there takes one day a week, and eats nothing but ...


 Routine doctor visit?
How often do you go to the doctor that manages your diabetes? I'm just talking routine checks, not visits you schedule because of issues. My doctor sees me every three months even though every ...


 Chances of hereditary diabetes?
I know diabetes can be hereditary, but was just wondering whether anybody knew to what extent? My partner is type 1 and I dont have diabetes. Has anyone who is diabetic and has children passed on the ...


 How do i treat leg sores, i am a diabetic, they won't heal?
the bones in my legs feel like they are splintered, and the sores
are ...


 Onions/Garlic... Good or Bad?
In some reading I was doing recently, I came across the paragraph
below, I dont' understand from it if Alliums are good to eat or bad?

Alliums are members of the onion family.  T...


 What about sugar/?
i m on diet and i drink lots of tea with sugar.is this ok?what is best honey or sugar or honey sugar cubes?i don,t take another sweet thing....


 Do you get diabites from eating banana?
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 My 8 month old baby was just diagnosed with type1 diabetes...?
Does anyone have a child that was diagnosed at such a young age? and if so how did they get it under control the best and how long did it take for them and you to get there blood sugars under good ...


 I think i might have diabetes :(?
hi. im 14 and i think i might have diabetes. i am thirsty all the time and have to pee a lot from it. also it is so hard for me to gain weight!! i eat and eat and end up losing weight. and even when ...


 Is it possible to have low blood sugar moments if u dont have diabetes?
every once and a while i get really faint and i need to eat something... but i my blood tests all were negative....so can my blood sugar level sometimes get low?...


 Are there any over the counter ways to test for diabetes type II?
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Is 132 an ok blood sugar level?
is it???
                     





radiozed
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The acceptable level should be between 80 and 120


stingme
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The criteria for diabetes is a fasting glucose level of 126 or above on two different occasions. I would see your health care practitioner and get a fasting glucose level.


The Doc
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If that's your blood sugar first thing in the morning, before you've eaten (and assuming no midnight snacking) then it's a bit high. If it's not a fasting level, then it's perfectly fine.


mpact
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teh limit for fasting bloodsugar is 110, whereas postprandial (after meals) is 140. So it depends upon whene the BS test was taken


jul
right after a meal... yes 132 is ok up to 3 hours after a meal. After 3 hours recheck and make sure its a normal reading between 80 and 110.


Violet Pearl
Our bodies desire blood glucose to be maintained between 70 mg/dl and 110 mg/dl
Below 70 is termed "hypoglycemia".
Above 110 can be normal if you have eaten within 2 to 3 hours. That is why your doctor wants to measure your blood glucose while you are fasting...it should be between 70 and 110. Even after you have eaten, however, your glucose should be below 180.
Above 180 is termed "hyperglycemia" (which translates to mean "too much glucose in the blood"). If you have two blood sugar measurements above 200 after drinking a sugar-water drink (glucose tolerance test), then you are diagnosed with diabetes.


DNA
It depends on when it was taken. If it was after a 8-12 hour fast, then it is high and you should be tested for insulin resistance or diabetes. Testing would involve a blood test (fasting) for glucose and insulin


mlgable
That is a slightly elevated level. You want to try for a blood sugar in the 70-110 range. If you run 120 or over consistently you need to see the doc if you don't carry a diagnosis of diabetes.


Daiquiri Dream
Was this before a meal or after?


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