What Are the Normal Blood Sugar Numbers of Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes, means your body does not use insulin properly, causing insulin insufficiency. To control your diabetes, you must know well of your blood sugar numbers on a daily basis, figuring out it is too high, too low, or just right.

Two numbers to measure your blood sugar:

  1. The hemoglobin A1c value.
    It measures your blood sugar control over the last 3 months.
A1c Level What It Means
Less than 5.7% Normal (minimal Risk for Type 2 Diabetes)
5.7% to 6.4% “Prediabetes,” meaning at risk for developing type 2 diabetes
6.5% or greater Diagnosed diabetes

 

  1. A finger-stick test
    It tells you what your blood sugar is at the time you test.

Ideal values are:  Before Meals 80-120 mg/dl .   At Bedtime 100-140 mg/dl .

 

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