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Blood glucose level (finger prick blood glucose) tests our levels are at that very point in time. The second is the HbA1c reading (good idea of our average control over a period of 2 to 3 months). The target blood glucose levels vary a little bit depending on your type of diabetes and between adults and children. Try to achieve levels of between 4 and 7 mmol/L before meals and under 8.5 mmol/L after meals The target level for HbA1c is under 48 mmol/mol (or 6.5% in the old units).


Diabetes 101: What is normal blood sugar? -- This website answers this and dozens of other diabetic questions. It also links to several research articles and lots of recipes.

from Healdove

What Is a Normal Blood Sugar and How to Get It Back on Track