achs medical abbreviation blood sugar

achs medical abbreviation blood sugar

achs medical abbreviation blood sugar

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a.c. before meals. a.c.h.s., ac&hs. before meals and at bedtime. a.d.

AC is the abbreviation for the latin “ante cibum” which means literally “before eating”

HS is the abbreviation for “hora somni” which means “[within the] hour of sleep”

AC/HS blood glucose checks can vary between hospitals or patients, but the intended meaning is within an hour of eating and sleeping, respectively.

AC is before meals, and HS is at bedtime. Thus, there would be 4 accuchecks in 24 hours at 0730, 1130, 430, and 9 PM (for example)

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I am sure you know that ac means before meals. Reason for this is to determine blood sugar before eating to see if there are insulin needs not being met by natural insulin, added insulin or oral meds that increase insulin production. That’s the basics.

achs medical abbreviation blood sugar
achs medical abbreviation blood sugar

Biggest reason for hs check is to be sure the person is not likely to have an insulin reaction in sleep. This is very scary and many people have died as a result of lowered blood sugars.

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When people are under any type of stress-infection,illness, emotional, lack of sleep, certain meds., etc. They will have higher blood sugars. We usually have to titrate insulin to the individual requirements as their conditions change.

 

What does BS ACHS mean?

BS means blood sugars and ACHS is usually AC/HS. AC stands for ante cibum which means before meals and HS stands for hours of sleep. Basically if you see BS ACHS on a Dr.’s order it means to check the patients blood sugars before meals and at bedtime.


What does BSL mean on a blood test request mean?

Fasting blood sugar levels


When was Robert Achs born?

Robert Achs was born on August 19, 1950, in New York, USA.


What does fS-Gluc mean?

In humans blood, it is blood sugar. Normal amount of blood sugar is 3,9-6 mmol/l.

achs medical abbreviation blood sugar
achs medical abbreviation blood sugar


Your nose hurts and is stuffy you have been having body achs and fever does that mean you have the swine flu?

Yes.

 

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