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Blood glucose (sugar) levels:

Source: World Health Organization (WHO)

        Blood sugar tests measure how well the body processes sugar (glucose). Some blood sugar tests are used to diagnose prediabetes or diabetes. Other tests determine how well people manage their diabetes.
        A fasting blood sugar test measures the amount of sugar in your blood after you fast for at least eight hours. Fasting means not eating or drinking for at least 8 hours.
        A low fasting blood sugar level is lower than 70 mg/dL (milligrams of glucose per deciliter of blood).
        A normal fasting blood sugar level is between 70 mg/dL and 100 mg/dL (milligrams of glucose per deciliter of blood).
        A prediabetes fasting blood sugar level is between 100 mg/dL and 125 mg/dL
        A high fasting blood sugar level is greater than 125 mg/dL
        The fasting glucose test is recommended beginning at age 45. Also, people under 45 who are overweight should be tested.
        A healthy diet along with regular exercise is your best bet at preventing diabetes.





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