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I'm worried because my blood sugar is 11.6 mmol/l or american reading of 208 mg/dl type 1 diabetes, what do you suggest?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
See below: If you are having symptoms, e.g., frequent urination, constant thirst, weight loss, fasting blood sugar and hemoglobin a1c level would be of help. Random blood sugar level of 208 is not worrisome unless you are experiencing symptoms described above.
Dr. Kathryn Akin
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 37 years experience
A glucose tolerance test would be the most accurate test for you.
Dec 11, 2013

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