What Blood Sugar Range Is Safe for Type 1 Diabetics?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 7:18:21 PM ET

The safe blood sugar level for adults with Type 1 diabetes varies according to the time of testing and ranges from 70 to 180 milligrams per deciliter, according to the American Diabetes Association. JRDF suggests limiting the higher end of the range to 160 milligrams per deciliter.