Blood sugar levels in diagnosing diabetes
|Plasma glucose test||Normal||Prediabetes|
|Random||Below 11.1 mmol/l Below 200 mg/dl||N/A|
|Fasting||Below 5.5 mmol/l Below 100 mg/dl||5.5 to 6.9 mmol/l 100 to 125 mg/dl|
|2 hour post-prandial||Below 7.8 mmol/l Below 140 mg/dl||7.8 to 11.0 mmol/l 140 to 199 mg/dl|
What is the random blood sugar level?
Regardless of when you last ate, a random blood sugar level of 200 mg/dL (11.1 mmol/L) or higher suggests diabetes, especially when coupled with any of the signs and symptoms of diabetes, such as frequent urination and extreme thirst. Fasting blood sugar test. A blood sample will be taken after an overnight fast.
What is a good random blood sugar level?
If you had a fasting blood glucose test, a level between 70 and 100 mg/dL (3.9 and 5.6 mmol/L) is considered normal. If you had a random blood glucose test, a normal result depends on when you last ate. Most of the time, the blood glucose level will be below 125 mg/dL (6.9 mmol/L).