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glucose level 3 hours after eating

I had 134 mg/dl glucose level 3 hours after eating. Fasting level was 90.  Are they normal? (i do not have diabetes)
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973741 tn?1342346373
Hi.  So, the exact number for everyone as to fasting glucose level and what they'd see after 3 hours after eating is unique. There is a 'range' of normal.  Normal for fasting glucose level range is around 72 to 99 and up to 140 two hours after eating.  https://www.medicinenet.com/normal_blood_sugar_levels_in_adults_with_diabetes/article.htm  You sound within normal to me.  Have you been concerned for any reason?  Did you recently get this lab work done?  Tell us more!
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I started measuring my blood glucose levels because i have family history of type 2 diabetes.
So when i get the chance (and i get a lot) i test my blood glucose levels. I do a lot of tests and the blood glucose levels were never >140 mg /ml (134 was the highest one, so i got concerned). While fasting usually the blood glucose is arround 90. 1 day happened to be 108 (i ate a lot the night before).
"were never >140 mg /ml", after eating of course.
Okay, well, you are smart to stay on top of it.  Especially with a family history.  You appear within normal range to me.  I think one of the biggest things we can do for prevention of developing type 2 diabetes is weight control.  Keeping ourselves at an optimal weight really seems to be a direct impactful thing we can do.  Is your BMI in the safe range?  Do you exercise?  
i have an elevated BMI (29) and i have to exercise more, no doubts.
For example today i got this results
fasting - 90
3 hours after big breakfast - 134
4 hours after big breakfast - 120
Lunch
1,5 hours after lunch - 109

I think this results are normal. dont you?
3 hours after 115
today i checked my HbA1c level and it was 5.2%
i Think it is normal right?
Hi, sorry.  Yes, I'd say you are currently normal.  Keep monitoring annually for changes but you seem to be in the right range now!
231441 tn?1333896366
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Your blood sugar results appear to be within normal and non-diabetic range.

It is wise of you to check from time to time given your family history of diabetes.

If you are concerned about diabetes, you can be proactive already to prevent it happening.  This will include-

1. Regular exercise
2. Maintaining normal body weight
3. Eating a whole unprocessed foods diet, focusing on lower carb foods.

You can also request your Dr to check your Hba1c when you do your annual medical... to track the trend of your average blood glucose levels over time.
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I did my last Hba1c 1 week ago. 5.2%.
I will repeat next year.
Thank you.
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