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What Is Blood Sugar, Blood Sugar Level Chart, Symptoms And Risk Factors

What Is Blood Sugar

Blood sugar is also called glucose which body gets from food which we eat. Glucose is very important for body because it provide neut rants which body need to work. Glucose level should be maintain as body requires. If glucose level become high, it create many problems . High level of glucose is call high blood sugar. Sugar or glucose level changes all the day. When we eat food, sugar level become high, it become down after 1 hour. Blood sugar level is become low when we are hungry.

High blood sugar

High blood sugar  can affect people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes . There are two main types

1 )Fasting sugar level

This is blood sugar level that is higher than 130 mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter) after not eating or drinking for at least 8 hours.

After Meal Sugar Level 

This is blood sugar that's higher than 180 mg/dL 2 hours after you eat. People without diabetes rarely have blood sugar levels over 140 mg/dL after a meal, unless it’s really large.

Normal blood sugar

Normal blood sugar levels are less than 100 mg/dL after not eating (fasting) for at least eight hours. And they're less than 140 mg/dL two hours after eating.

During the day, blood sugar levels tend to be at their lowest just before meals. For most people without diabetes, blood sugar levels before meals hover around 70 to 80 mg/dL. For some people, 60 is normal; for others, 90 is the normal.

In order to keep blood sugar levels within a normal range, the body needs insulin. Insulin is a hormone that directs the body's cells to take up glucose and store it.
A person needs to keep blood sugar levels within a safe range to reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease.
If there is not enough insulin, or insulin does not work properly, blood sugar builds up. High blood sugar levels can cause health problems.

Blood Sugar Symptoms

  • Headache and  pains
  •  Concentration deficiency
  • Thirst and hunger
  • feeling drowsy or tiredness
  • Blurred vision
  • Mouth  dryness
  • Bloating
  • Urinate often
  • Wounds take a long time to heal

High Blood Sugar Risk Factors

  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Nerve damage
  • feet problems
  • kidney disease
  • eye disease or loss of vision
  • sexual problems in both men and women


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