For people without diabetes, their blood sugar returns to near normal range about 1-2 hours after eating as a result of the effects of insulin. Also, their blood sugar levels typically don't climb as high as people with diabetes because insulin is immediately delivered into their circulatory system while eating. Helpful, trusted answers from doctors: Dr. Singh on normal blood sugar 3 hours after eating: If from a vein, finger-sticks aren't fully accurate. Normal 65-105 when drawn out of a vein while fasting. Various authorities have different "normal" levels. There are, however, no exact cut-offs, it's all a continuium.

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