is a blood sugar level of 157 bad?

Not Medical Advice: Yes. Normal blood sugar level is between 3.6 and 5.8 mM (mmol/l), 65 and 105 mg/dl for a healthy person.

The 157 blood sugar level falls under the Pre-diabetic stage wherein your body is beginning to lose control of your blood sugar levels; it means you are at an extremely high risk of progressing to full-blown diabetes.

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