Question: What should blood sugar be 3 hours after eating?

1-hour post-meal glucose values average 121-123 mg/dl for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 3-hour post-meal glucose values were around 97-114 mg/dl. Peak post-meal values appeared to be around 60 minutes after eating.

What should blood sugar be 2 hours after eating for prediabetes?

1 hour after a meal: 90 to 130 mg/dL. 2 hours after a meal: 90 to 110 mg/dL. 5 or more hours after eating: 70 to 90 mg/dL.

How long after a meal should I check my blood sugar?

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends you check your blood sugar levels right before mealtime with a blood sample from a finger stick. Then do it again 1 to 2 hours after that first bite of food. Keep this up for a week or so.

Is 160 sugar level high after eating?

A reading of 160 mg/dl or higher is typically considered high blood sugar (hyperglycemia). Over time, blood sugar in the range of 160 to 250 mg/dl can affect every organ in your body, Dr. Reddy says. Its associated with heart disease, eye disease, kidney disease, neuropathy, stroke, and vascular disease.

Is 160 a bad sugar level?

In general, high blood glucose, also called hyperglycemia, is considered high when it is 160 mg/dl or above your individual blood glucose target. Be sure to ask your healthcare provider what he or she thinks is a safe target for you for blood glucose before and after meals.

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