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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Fasting sugar: Normal is < 100 mmol/dl.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
27 years experience in 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
58 years experience in 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 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Haghighi
22 years experience in 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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in 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 47-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 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Fasting blood sugar: NONE! Please go as early in the morning as possible. Once blood is drawn you can relax and eat breakfast.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
See below: Whole blood sugar is before the liquid (plasma) is separated from the cells. Plasma glucose values are generally 10-12% higher than whole blood value ... Read More

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