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What levels should my cholesterol and sugar be?

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What levels should my cholesterol and sugar be?

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Normal fasting blood sugars in a non-diabetic person range between 4.4 and 6.1mmol/litre. A fasting level of 6.1 or above is in what is called the glucose intolerant range and a level of 7 or more in a fasting sample may indicate diabetes. Your total fasting cholesterol should be 5 or less but if you have a history of heart disease, stroke or diabetes your doctor may want you to have an even lower cholesterol level.

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