Fasting blood sugar levels

What does your fasting blood sugar levels tells you?

  • The ideal blood sugar levels is less than 100 mg/dL (5.6 mmol/L).
  • When your fasting blood sugar levels are between 101 to 125 mg/dL (5.6 to 6.9 mmol/L), you are said to be prediabetic.
  • When your blood glucose level is 126 mg/dL (7 mmol/L) or higher on two separate tests you will be diagnosed as having diabetes.
Fasting blood sugar levels
Fasting blood sugar levels

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Nwasom is a pharmacy graduate and a pharmacist currently practising in the United Kingdom. I have great experience communicating with patients and their family as gained through working as a pharmacist in both the hospital and community pharmacy sector. I love writing so it was a natural thing to try and pass medical and health information on through writing.