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A 56-year-old female asked:

My fasting blood sugar was 151 and then 2 hours after meal it was 149 are these levels ok i'm not diabetic ?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arthur Sgalia
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
High fasting.: A fasting blood sugar of that level is indicative of glucose intolerance, the first stage of type II diabetes. But you should discuss this with the doctor who ordered the test. If you got these results on a home machine, you should discuss this and your overall health status with your personal physician. There may be other factors at work. Good luck!
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Fasting: I am interested most in your fasting blood glucose. Normal is 70 to 99 mg/dl. Your fastng blood sugar is high and you need to see your doctor.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What to do if i check my fasting blood sugar level was 114 and 2 hours after meal was 169, am i diabetic?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Not necessarily: But your glucose are above normal, suggesting diabetes or at least prediabetes. The exact name doesn't matter. You need education, diet, exercise, weight reduction and probably medication. Check w/your doctor.
Last updated Nov 26, 2016

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