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what does this mean? diabetes mellitus 125 mg/dl

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Dr. Dean Basulto
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Diabetes and glucose: Glucose level of 125 may be suggestive of diabetes, especially if fasting. Otherwise it may suggest pre-diabetes. Your glucose level will fluctuate depending on diet and when it is checked. A random level over 200 most likely implies diabetes. A hemoglobin a1c is helpful in making the diagnosis. It helps assess your glucose levels over the past three months. A level over 6.5 implies diabetes.
Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
High sugar: 125mg/dl is most likely your serum glucose. This level is elevated and can be caused by diabetes. The level is not very high and could be caused by medication or other problems. The doc who ordered the test can help you sort it out

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