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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
What's the concern?: Eating sugar isn't really a factor when blood glucose is being evaluated. Maybe you can get your carbs in some other more wholesome form. Both your Hg ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No worries: The same fasting blood sample works for Lipid Profile and Fasting Glucose testing. Usually, a 10-hour fast is adequate for either test but a patient s ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Blood sugar wild: Discuss with your dr; Is your insulin dose right. If taking other meds for diabetes tell them.
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Random result: Your HbgA1C result reflects 3 months of blood sugars and a normal value is awesome. This makes the random fasting blood sugar of 7.2 less worrisome. S ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Need more work: Your glucose is still way too high. You're only on half the most effective dose of metformin (as tolerated). You need diet, exercise, weight loss, edu ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nantida Hong
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
6 to 12 weeks: HBA1c or Hemoglobin A1c, is a blood test reflects how your diabetes is being controlled over the past 6 to 12 weeks. In diabetic patient, A1c should ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Diabetes: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Impaired fasting glu: If these values are consistent, this is called "impaired fasting glucose". It is not quite diabetes, but not quite normal either. People with this h ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
HbA1c: This is a blood test that tells the doctor how well your blood sugar has been controlled over the last 3 months. If you had a high fasting sugar and ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes!: Absolutely. I get excited when i get good questions to answer! good question! A1c is basically the percentage of sugar glazed hemoglobin circulating i ... Read More

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