4 years

Blood sugar level

Hi Im male 23 y/o. My fasting sugar level usually around 4.6-5.6 mmol/l. After i ate white rice (1 cup), some protein and vegetable, my blood glucose rise at 8.4-10.1 mmol/l (1 hour after first bite) and drop to 7.1-6.0 mmol/l (2 hours after meal). Should i worry?

Dr Ramzdhan,

4 years

Thank you for your questions. The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms and other health problems you might be facing. For your information, normal fasting blood glucose should be less than 5.5 mmol/l and diabetes is when it is more than 7.0 mmol/l. The normal 2-hour post prandial glucose reading should be less than 7.8 mmol/l and diabetes is when the reading is more than 11.1 mmol/l.

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

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