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Forum Name: Diabetes

Question: Non-insulin, I cheated & my sugar is high at 154 or is it?


 problems101 - Thu Oct 01, 2009 7:51 pm

It may be a dumb question, but I've been doing fairly good on my diet, but tonight I cheated and my sugar is 154, It's too late to walk, I'd like to go to bed, I'm just curious is there a number that is absolutely too high? I'm not on insulin so I just can't take a shot to lower it. Is 154 a panic number?

When I was diagnosed I was at 550, so what is considered High
 Dr. N. Haider - Wed Oct 28, 2009 7:18 am

User avatar Hi

The current guidelines suggest that two hours after a meal the blood sugar level should not be more than 200mg/dl. Having said that your level of 154mg/dl may have been normal, if more than 2 hours had passed after your meal.

As you are not on insulin, please let us know what medication you are on.

Have a nice day.
 problems101 - Fri Oct 30, 2009 9:47 pm

Thanks,
my medicine is metformin.

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