TARGETS FOR BLOOD GLUCOSE CONTROL
The ideal target values for a good glycemic control should be as follows.
|Fasting Plasma Glucose||70 – 130 mg/dl|
|2 hrs Post food Plasma Glucose||135 - 180 mg/dl|
|1 hr Pre food Plasma Glucose||90 - 130 mg/dl|
|Blood Pressure||130/80 mmHg|
|Total Cholesterol||Less than 200 mg/dl|
|LDL Cholesterol||Less than 80 mg/dl|
|HDL Cholesterol||More than 40 mg/dl in Men.
More than 50 mg/dl in Women.
|Triglycerides||Less than 150 mg/dl|
*The above values are as per International Standards Regular monitoring of blood sugars at home with the help of a glucometer is recommended and also maintenance of a SMBG (Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose) chart, which should be showed to your Diabetologist during every visit.