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A 59-year-old male asked:

Blood test shows a1c 6.9. dr says metformin and diet, plus a statin. early stages of diabetes 2. what number to aim for to control with diet alone?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
There is no: Absolute number. The lower the better. Normal a1c is less than 6.0% normal blood sugar values can be found at diabetes.Org. Weight loss is essential. Get as much diet and diabetes education as you can and follow their instructions.
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