Top

Diabetes Center

Diabetes mellitus is a very common disease, one of the most widespread chronic health conditions in the world. At least 50% of all diabetics are unaware of their condition; and in some countries, this figure may reach 80%. Upto 11% of India’s urban population and 3% of the rural population above the age of 15 have diabetes. But, the good news is that upto 80% of type-2 diabetes cases can be prevented by lifestyle changes like adopting a healthy diet and increasing physical activity. This health center is aimed at creating awareness among the readers with our expertise in the medical domain, along with expert articles, diabetes tools, diabetes diet plan, and more, for a healthy and happy life.

 
 
 
 
What are normal blood sugar levels? I am 70 year old.
(Speciality: Doctor)
 
The normal blood glucose readings are: fasting: <110 mg/dl and post prandial: <140mg/dl. Diagnostic criteria for DM: fasting blood sugar >110 mg/dl and 2 hours post lunch sugar >200 mg/dl, diagnostic criterion for diabetes is random blood sugar (RBS) of 200mg/dl. The patient will have symptoms like excessive hunger, excessive thirst, increased urination, etc. To know more on diabetes click:http://www.healthizen.com/health-centre/diabetes/diabetes.aspx

< >
 
Bottom


Forgot password?