Blood Sugar Chart



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This blood sugar chart shows normal blood glucose levels before and after meals and recommended HbA1c levels for people with and without diabetes.

BLOOD SUGAR CHART
Fasting
Normal for person without diabetes 70–99 mg/dl (3.9–5.5 mmol/L)
Official ADA recommendation for someone with diabetes 80–130 mg/dl (4.4–7.2 mmol/L)
2 hours after meals
Normal for person without diabetes Less than 140 mg/dl (7.8 mmol/L)
Official ADA recommendation for someone with diabetes Less than 180 mg/dl (10.0 mmol/L)
HbA1c
Normal for person without diabetes Less than 5.7%
Official ADA recommendation for someone with diabetes Less than 7.0%

Interested in learning more? Read about normal blood glucose numbers[2], getting tested for Type 2 diabetes[3] and using blood sugar monitoring to manage diabetes[4].

Endnotes:
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  2. normal blood glucose numbers: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/dexcom/articles/what-is-a-normal-blood-sugar-level/
  3. getting tested for Type 2 diabetes: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/about-diabetes/diabetes-basics/diabetes-testing-type-2-diabetes/
  4. using blood sugar monitoring to manage diabetes: https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/managing-diabetes/blood-glucose-management/managing-your-blood-glucose-ups-and-downs/

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