Blood glucose refers to the glucose content in the blood. The total amount of calories required for cells activity in vivo is mostly derived from blood glucose, in this regard, blood glucose must be kept to a certain level to maintain the needs of various organs and tissues.
Knowing your blood sugar level means understanding the key parts of the diabetes, and understanding the difference between high blood sugar and low blood sugar.
Fasting Blood Glucose (not to eat food for eight hours):
70 mg/dL(3.9 mmol/L) < Blood Glucose < 100 mg/dL (5.6 mmol/L)
2 hours after eating:
Age < 50 years
Blood Glucose < 140 mg/dL (7.8 mmol/L)
50 years < Age < 60 years
Blood Glucose < 150 mg/dL (8.3 mmol/L)
60 years < Age
Blood Glucose < 160 mg/dL (8.9 mmol/L)
For young adult with diabetes, you will try your best to keep your blood glucose in goal blood glucose range.
Most diabetic patients:
Type 1 Diabetes in Youth (over age of 18)
Type 1 or type 2 diabetes in women who become pregnant:
How to Test Blood Glucose at Home
Condition Monitoring of Diabete
How often should blood glucose be measured?
Different meanings in seven different time frames for blood glucose monitoring
Monitoring of Five Items of Diabetes
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