The quickest way to elevate blood sugar levels is to ingest a food or drink that is free of fat or protein but high in sugar. Fats and proteins slow absorption of sugar, keeping out glucose needed to avoid a low blood su... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

The best way to raise low blood sugar levels quickly is to eat a small amount of easy-absorbing carbohydrate foods, according to University of California, San Francisco Medical Center. These are foods that contain simple... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Foods with 15 to 20 grams of carbohydrates can increase and stabilize blood sugar when the sugar level in the blood falls too low, according to the American Diabetes Association. Examples of foods that increase blood sug... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

The digestive system processes food containing carbohydrates as sugar which enters the blood stream, and simple carbohydrates tend to spike blood sugar levels more rapidly than complex carbohydrates, according to Harvard... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

As explained in Diabetes Forecast magazine, apart from administrating insulin, physical activity is the quickest way to lower blood sugar levels. The American Diabetic Association says the effect exercise has on blood gl... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

While blood sugar levels vary based on time of day and meal times, levels of 100 mg/dL or lower while fasting and 140 mg/dL or lower within two hours of eating are considered normal, according to WebMD. Most healthy peop... More »

In persons without diabetes, normal 'fasting' blood sugar levels are below 100 mg/dL; levels just prior to meals and snacks should be less than 110 mg/dL. Optimal levels are below 140 mg/dL two hours after meals and belo... More »