Diabetes Association of Pierce County
P.O. Box 110427, Tacoma, WA 98411-0427 (253) 272-5134 www.dapc.info
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What are the risk factors for Diabetes?
What is a normal blood glucose (sugar)?
Goals for Blood Glucose Control Normal Blood Glucose values
for people with diabetes for people without diabetes
Pre-meal/Fasting ............. 70-130 mg glucose /dL ..............70-100 mg glucose /dL
2 Hours Post-meal ... less than 180 mg glucose /dL .......less than 120 mg glucose /dL
Bedtime .......................100-140 mg glucose /dL
Diagnostic test Diabetes Prediabetes
Fasting plasma glucose greater than 126 mg /dL 100-125 mg /dL
2° Post-meal plasma glucose greater than 200 mg /dL 140-199 mg /dL
Symptoms + random plasma glucose greater than 200 mg /dL
When is ...? Under construction....
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