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Diabetes and SBC?


Re: Diabetes and SBC?

Hi VictoriaSponge


Thanks for posting.


It’s not clear from your post if you are a diabetic as this makes a difference when considering fasting blood sugar results.  Fasting blood sugars are usually done after 8 hours of fasting and a fasting blood sugar for someone with diabetes would usually be 7 or above.


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Diabetes and SBC?

I went for a PET scan and the nurse did a blood sugar test first. I had been fasting for 6/7 hours at this point.


The reading was 7.2 which the nurse said was within normal limits, but when I came home and read about this, my understanding is that it is normal when you have eaten normally. 


Should I be concerned and tell my MacMillan nurse, the oncologist or my GP?