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when is the best time of day to have an a1c done

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely.: Need an a1c substantially higher than this to signal diabetes. Since the a1c looks back at the last 60 days of your blood sugar it is a pretty reliabl ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
16 years experience Pharmacology
Lower a1c: Watch your diet and comply with your diabetes meds.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Individualize: The A1c goal is no longer a "one size fits all" goal. It's now different for different people depending on the person's preexisting complications, ag ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Mealtime insulin: A few suggestions: 1. Make sure diet is perfect and consistent. See dietician if needed 2. Work with your md to titrate up your basal insulin 3. Yo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Work out time: depends on your daily duties. Many people find an early morning work out gives them energy for the day. Others do brisk walking at lunch time. Stil ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
OPK: please read below: http://www.fertilityfriend.com/Faqs/Ovulation-Prediction-Kits-(OPKs)-.html
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Pancner
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Wellbutrin (bupropion): The reason you need to take buproprion in the morning is that this medication tends to be activating and cause difficulties with falling asleep
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Wheatley
37 years experience Psychiatry
Morning: Stimulate at a time when you can best metabolize and utilize nutrients. Make sure these are safe and approved appetite enhancers.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: You can get pregnant any time during the month and no time during the month is better than other.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Several issues!: Best time is morning up till supper. Do not exercise therafter! 40 minutes 3 X per week at reasonable intensity can do it!
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, the endoscopy will suggest yeast infection and samples taken during the exam will confirm the diagnosis if that is the case. It should not interf ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Doesn't matter: whenever it feels right
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Dr. Neil Siecke
22 years experience Cardiology
You : You should not lift your elbow abover your shoulder for 1 week after the procedure, and will usually need to have a follow-up appointment 1 week after ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Hapner
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Okay, but. . .: It's okay to take iron if you were advised by your ob. Most iron supplements work best if you take them on an empty stomach regardless of the time of ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
EJACULATE: Stress and anxiety can effect the ability to have erection or orgasm but not likely ejaculation. This is a separate event. There is no time of day and ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Morning: Use first morning urine for pregnancy test. Do it 4-5 days after a missed period. If the result is negative, repeat it in 4-5 days, unless you get a p ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Certainly DURING: Also, the abdominal area is bounced around and there is a certain amount of exertion. these lower appetite temporarily.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Ther is no best time: Perimenopause symptoms can start anytime from the 30's to the 50's. The symptoms can be constant or intermittent. Although tests can be done, many stu ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Most people: Weigh in the am if possible - this means you haven't taken in varying amounts of fluids or foods and are not wearing clothing.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience Pediatric Surgery
While wound is open: 1st- and 2nd-degree burns are partial-thickness wounds and heal on their own in less than 3 weeks. 3rd-degree burns are full-thickness wounds which ar ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
1/26-2/2: That is a long menses. Best dates to conceive are between day 10-16. You need to check for ovulation with an ovulation predictor kit. You may not be o ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Whatever time of: Day works best for you. Select a time that you can work into your routine and remember. Try to take it the same time each day. Take care.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
A wk from this morn.: A week from this morning. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 w ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: That's possible.

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