Important Numbers for Diabetics to remember

MewElla
By MewElla Latest Reply 2013-09-21 10:50:05 -0500
Started 2013-09-17 08:27:03 -0500

Ideal blood glucose before eating is 70-130 mg/dl
Ideal blood glucose at bedtime is 100 to 140 mg/dl
Blood glucose that indicates hypoglycemia is 70 mg/dl
Blood glucose that calls for Ketone Test is 240 mg/dl
A1C target is 7.0 percent or lower
Low risk LDL cholesterol is less than 100 mg/dl
Low risk HDL cholesterol is higher than 50 mg/dl
Low risk triglycerides is less than 150mg/dl
Low risk blood pressure is less than 130/80 mg/dl


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Jeanette Terry
Jeanette TerryPA 2013-09-17 13:31:38 -0500 Report

Thank you MewElla for posting these. It is always to good have a refresher. These numbers are all very important in diabetes care and in overall health.