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General Physician - Answered on Jun 19, 2024

Dr Karthiyayini Mahadevan has been practising for 30 years.
She specialises in general medicine, child development and senior citizen care.
A graduate from Madurai Medical College, she has DNB training in paediatrics and a postgraduate degree in developmental neurology.
She has trained in Tai chi, eurythmy, Bothmer gymnastics, spacial dynamics and yoga.
She works with children with development difficulties at Sparrc Institute and is the head of wellness for senior citizens at Columbia Pacific Communities.... more
shrinivas Question by shrinivas on Jul 15, 2023Hindi
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No diabetes record. Age 69 years. In the periodic test fasting sugar is 88 mg dl and the ppt test shows 137 mg dl after two hours. When I googled the question all foreign sites gave a standard ppt sugar range for nondiabetic persons 140 mg dl. however, my lab printed the figure in dark ink and suggested it is diabetes. What is the normal range of ppt sugar for a non-diabetic person?

Ans: There is no need to worry about the lab remarks as they are guided through automated AI app with strict margins.
Human body cannot be assessed through this way.
If you are following a well regulated rhythms in life as far as the food, sleep and activities are concerned you do not worry about the result. These margins /definitions keep changing every now and then
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