My sugar level after 2 hours of food is 196

My sugar level after 2 hours of food is 196. Is it very alarming. I do take glycomet one tab daily. Any suggestion for rectifying the level.

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Mar 18, 2017

by: Dr.Albana

Hi there!

I understand your concern! I have gone through your medical history carefully and understood your concern.

A blood sugar level two hours after eating, in non diabetic subjects should be less than 140mg/dl.

I see that you are taking glycomet, it makes me think you are a diabetic patient. It would be great if you could send the exact dose of glycomet recommended from your doctor.

A blood sugar level of 196 mg/dl two hours after eating in diabetic patients is considered within the acceptable range. The oral hypoglycemiant med you are taking once a day is doing well in controlling your blood sugar levels so far.

However, I also advise my diabetic patients when visiting my clinic about implementing healthy lifestyle and diet habits as following:

1. Try to be more physically active. Walking or jogging for at least 30 min/day will also help keep your blood glucose within normal range.

2. Watch what you eat: stay away for high carb/high calorie foods. Instead, try to eat fresh and healthy foods like veggies, fruits, fish, etc.

3. There are certain herbs that have been shown effective in maintaining the blood sugar well controlled.

They include some spice such as cinnamon, herbs like fenugreek, gymnema sylvestre, bitter melon, etc. You can have them cooked or can take their extract in type of supplement.

Hope I answered your question!
I would be glad to help you if you have any further questions!

May 01, 2017
Fasting Sugar Level 67, after eating 195
by: Ravi ranjan

Hello sir

My name is Ravi Ranjan Kumar. Sir my sugar level in fasting 67 and after eating it goes 195 after tow hours please give me advice.

May 01, 2017
by: Ravi ranjan

Hello sir I ravi ranjan kumar sir my sugar level in fasting 67 and after eating it goes 195 after tow hours please give me advice

May 15, 2017
Management Guide for Fasting sugar 67, after eating 195
by: Dr.Albana

Hi Ravi,

Thank you for writing to us your health concern.

You say that your fasting blood sugar level (fbsl) is 67, while 2 hours after eating it goes up to 195 mg/dl.

Your fbsl is within normal range. For your information, normal fasting blood glucose should be withing 60 to 110 mg/dL.

Yours is 67, which is perfectly normal. It tells you to start having your breakfast and feed healthy.

With regards to your post-prandial blood glucose(bg) of 195 that you measured 2 hours after eating, I can say as following:

- Normally, bg is raised after eating. However, 2 hours after having your meal, it is supposed to get down to normal levels.

In your case, you say, that it goes up to 195 and does not get down.

That is explained with the calories you have included in your meal. In other words, foods you consumed had much more calories than your body might assimilate.

To my opinion, you should:
- have your meals regularly
- avoid heavy meals or foods high in calorie
- have more fresh foods, fruits, vegetables, low fat dairies
- be more physically active, especially after having a meal take a walk for 30 minutes
- increase water intake

After 1 week of implementing such changes, measure your blood sugar after eating again, and record the result and write back to me.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you need further assistance. I'd be glad to help you further.

Aug 31, 2017
Border type 2 no meds; after eating 190, on antibiotics, prednisone
by: Anonymous


After eating waited 2:30 minutes

Blood sugar 190

I'm also taking antibiotics, prednisone.

Could that interfere with reading?

ANSWER: Hello,

I think your blood sugar is at borderline level.

Yes, it's true that prednisone, and antibiotics will interfere with your blood sugar levels.

I highly recommend to finish the current treatment with antibiotics and prednisone, wait for at least 1 week, and get your blood glucose rechecked again.

Hope this answers your query.

Sep 11, 2017
FBS = 81; After 2 hours after meal = 213; Am I diabetic?
by: Trish

Question: Hi,

I just got my Diabetic package Lab test result. My FBS was just 81 but after an hour taking the juice that was given to me It went up to 213 then it went down to 163 after 2hrs.

Am I really a diabetic?

ANSWER: Hello Trish,

I do not think you are diabetic. It's normal for blood sugar to get raised the first hour more than the following hours.

It depends on what you've consumed to cause raised blood sugar at this point (213).

I advise to get your blood sugar checked at home, after 2 hours after eating. And should compare with the previous results.

Hope this helps.

Sep 22, 2017
Zoryl mv2
by: Burhani

QUESTION: After take 2 time medicine ZORYL-MV2 my fasting sugar level is 75 & ppbs200 is it normal?

ANSWER: Hi Burhani,

Zoryl- Mv2 contains 3 medications to lower blood sugar levels:
- glimepiride (2 mg)
- Metformin (500 mg)
- Vogliblose (0.2 mg)

You are reporting blood sugar level (bsl) at this moment, after taking this medication.
I do not have your previous bsl. Can you please send them to me?

As per your reports, your bsl are within normal range (fasting and after eating).

I am worried about hypoglycemia you might be suffering in the following days. The actual treatment is doing a lot in reducing your bsl.

So, if I was your caring doctor, would change therapy to monotherapy with metformin only. I think glimepiride inside Zoryl-Mv2 can lower bsl too much at hypoglycemic levels.

Please monitor your bsl, record the results. Please send the previous bsl reports to me.

Thank you.

Jul 04, 2018
Pp sugar 190; fasting 108
by: Anonymous


Age of 36,Yesterday have check my blood sugar in fasting it was 108. After PP have taken blood test 1.30 hrs later it was 190... it was normal or high range....Any precaution to be taken....Kindly advise.

ANSWER: Hello,

Your fasting sugar is perfectly normal.

Your PP sugar of 190 after 1.30 hours after eating is a bit higher than normal but still acceptable.

You should wait for at least 2 hours before taking the test.

It also depends on what foods/drinks you have consumed during your meal.

I advise to avoid eating high calorie foods.
Have more healthy foods.

Hope this answers your query. Let me know if you have any other concern.


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