1.6 mmol/l equals 28 mg/dl
11.1 mmol/l equals 200 mg/dl
Air temperature in Montreal today - 30C equals - -22F - time to make popsicles!!!
In future - I shall do like I do with my other American friends for air temperature/distance - convert for you. I should have realised this is an American based website - my mistake. At least doing this conversion will keep my brain exercising (hey - it's not just the body we have to keep ship shape - that's my excuse and I'm sticking to it!)
BTW Doris, it's not because we are metric here in Canada that we use mmol/l - it is because we use the World Standard Measure for BG. The United States hasn't followed suit yet - but in time you will all eventually come to the " dark side " - hee hee - it's not really that bad. As far as I know most blood glucose meters can be converted to either measurement standard!
Here's a table from the website referenced below:
mmol/l mg/dl interpretation
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2.0 / 35 extremely low, danger of unconciousness
3.0 / 55 low, marginal insulin reaction
4.0 / 75 slightly low, first symptoms of lethargy etc.
5.5 / 100 mecca
5 - 6 / 90-110 normal preprandial in nondiabetics
8.0 / 150 normal postprandial in nondiabetics
10.0 / 180 maximum postprandial in nondiabetics
11.0 / 200
15.0 / 270 a little high to very high depending on patient
16.5 / 300
20.0 / 360 getting up there
22 / 400 max mg/dl for some meters and strips
33 / 600 high danger of severe electrolyte imbalance
Preprandial = before meal
Postprandial = after meal
For more info on the above as I have copied/pasted the table to this post and as you can see - no matter how I type it in - it comes in abit screwy due to the editing program at this website - go to this link :http://www.faqs.org/faqs/diabe...q/part1/section-9.html