From Gary, Indiana, USA:
I test with a meter, and my nurse says I should keep my blood sugar about 121 mg/dl [6.77 mmol/L]. Is this correct? I have been told readings of 70-100 mg/dl [3.9-5.6 mmol/L] are okay. What ranges should I have?
To greatly reduce your risk of complications from diabetes, it is important that your blood sugars stay within range as much as possible. The goal is less than 120 mg/dl [6.7 mmol/L] before any meal and less than 140 mg/dl [7.8 mmol/L] two hours after you start eating any meal. In addition, your hemoglobin A1c should be less than 6.5%.
Original posting 9 Aug 2003
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