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A 38-year-old member asked:

My fasting blood sugar is 93 & 2hrs.p.p is 94 & hemoglobin a1c is 5.6 . do i have diabetes?

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 52 years experience
No: If fasting for at least 8 hours fasting sugar 100-125 is pre-diabetes and 2-hrs after eating 140-199 is prediabetes. Fasting -126 and higher and 2 hours after eating= 200 and greater is diabetes can get home blood glucose testing equipment over the counter in pharmacies. then see MD if any of above apply

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