Type 2 Diabetes Guide

Normal Blood Sugar Chart - Blood Glucose Levels

Here is a quick that includes blood glucose levels for both non-diabetics and a sample target range for people with . This is only a guide and does not reflect individual situations. Note that this chart does not indicate blood sugar levels for the .

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Depending on where you live, some of these levels will differ slightly.

  A1C* Fasting** 2-Hour Postprandial***
    mg/dL mmol/L mg/dL mmol/L
 **** recommended
6.0% or less
5.6% or less
72 to 108
< 100
4.0 to 6.0
< 5.5
90 to 144
< 140
5.0 to 8.0
< 7.8
Diabetics 7.0% or less 72 to 126 4.0 to 7.0 90 to 180 5.0 to 10.0

* A1C is the average blood glucose over approximately 3 months.

** is the blood sugar levels after no calories have been consumed for at least 8 hours. For example, readings are often taken first thing in the morning before breakfast has been eaten.

*** 2-Hour is the reading taken 2 hours after eating.

**** Recommended optimal levels.

This normal blood sugar chart is a good starting point for discussions with your doctor. If you are worried that you might possibly have diabetes and are showing possible , talk to your doctor about . If you have already been , remember that this chart is only for reference purposes - you should discuss with your doctor what the appropriate blood sugar target range is for your individual situation.



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