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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Can't confirm: Fasting blood glucose greater than 126 confirmed on another occasion defines diabetes. Sounds like you meet part of the criteria. You should see doc ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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A1c: The 6.5 is not a sugar level but reflects how well your blood sugar is being controlled. It is best known as a1c which reflects uptake of sugar on yo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Fasting sugar: Normal is < 100 mmol/dl.
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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65-99 mg/dL: Different for newborns and pregnant women.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
28 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Your fasting blood sugar should be less than 90 and above 60 in a healthy adult.
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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
It's "high": and may mean a pre-diabetic or early TYPE II diabetic phase of sugar intolerance!! many Diabetes experts now recommend aggressive treatment of this h ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Haghighi
23 years experience Family Medicine
60-120: If you are referring to glucometer readings then 60-120 again be careful with proximity of the upper and lower reference ranges.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
12 hours of fasting: Fasting blood sugar is blood level of blood glucose after fasting(not eating) for 8 to 10 hours.Normal range is 70 to 100.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Evaluate: It's not normal and i would certainly look into it to make sure you are not truly prediabetic. This is an important time point and what you do right n ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
An oral: hypoglycemic agent is indicated but only after you have received dietary/exercise instructions and those conservative methods fail. There is no safe w ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Fasting blood sugar: NONE! Please go as early in the morning as possible. Once blood is drawn you can relax and eat breakfast.

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