How does the body compensate for hyperglycemia?

How does the body compensate for hyperglycemia?

When it goes too high the pancreas releases insulin into the bloodstream. This insulin stimulates the liver to convert the blood glucose into glycogen for storage.

Why does my glucometer give different readings?

Test strips that have expired or have been exposed to extreme heat or cold can provide inaccurate readings. If you use one of these and then move to a new box, you could get very different numbers. Also, make sure you are using the correct test strip.

Which blood sugar test is more accurate?

Three blood tests are considered the most accurate for diagnosing prediabetes and diabetes: Fasting plasma glucose test measures blood sugar level after an overnight fast (eight to 12 hours) and has been the standard initial diagnostic method for decades.

Is 9.2 Blood sugar high after eating?

A normal pre-prandial (before meal) blood glucose level will be between 4 and 7 mmol/l. After eating (post-prandial) levels should be below 9 mmol/l when tested 2 hours after a meal. When going to bed for the night, levels should be no more than 8 mmol/l.