Is blood sugar level of 107 or 110 mg/dL high?
Causes of Slightly High Blood Sugar
I have been having just alittle bit high blood sugar which goes some times up to 107 or 110 and my doctor said that i do not have to worry about it.
I am not sure if that number is high or normal. i have not been taking any kind of medications.
: Hi Roni,
First, let me remind you that the normal blood glucose concentration is between 64.8-104.4mg/dl. As you can see by yourself, everything seems to be ok with your glucose metabolism.
Moreover, keep also in mind that slight deviations are allowed due to different apparatuses, used in the laboratories, different reagents and of course individual differences.
Therefore, having blood glucose results of 107 or 110 does not have to terrify you, because a lot of factors can lead to such results. First
possible explanation of such slight elevation in the blood glucose concentration is the consumption of food, just right before the fasting blood glucose test. Remember
that you have to be fasting before running this test.Other factor
, which can explain your slight elevation in blood glucose is having a dinner rich in calories, the day before.
You have to know that the organism needs time to use the glucose acquired with the food and when you are eating a lot, your blood glucose is higher.
doesn’t mean that you have diabetes or something like that. In addition, I want to inform you that there are certain early symptoms of diabetes such as urinating a lot, eating more than usual and drinking plenty of water.
Therefore, it is possible for you to have diabetes if you experience some of the symptoms mentioned above.
Besides, if you are worried about your blood glucose tests results, you can always to do something in purpose to avoid such results in the future.
The best way for you is to start following a healthy diet and to begin with the exercises. Those activities are going to reduce the glucose concentration in your organism, which means that such results are no going to appear again.
Next, quitting bad habits (alcohol, smoking, etc) can also reduce your risk of developing diabetes.
Hope it helped! All the best!
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