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Glucose tolerance test negative but every morning i wake up with fasting sugar 104-108 . if i eat sugar during day sugar not high. so what do i do?

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Dr. Andrea Brand answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Impaired FBS: A fasting blood sugar (FBS) of 104 is abnormal, consistent with pre diabetes. Best thing to do is maintain a normal weight. Eat a balanced diet, avoiding concentrated sweets

Answered 5/25/2014

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Dr. Alan Kelly answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

More testing needed: You are prob a pre-diabetic or have a metabolic syndrome. You need further testing to confirm. Ask your doctor for a Hemoglobin A1C test. It gives you the ave blood glucose over the last 3 months. Normal is <5.7, borderline is 5.7-6.4, and 6.5 or higher is diabetes. Start checking your fingersticks intermittently. Some fasting and some 2 hrs after a meal. AM goal is <100, after meal is <180

Answered 1/16/2016

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