A 46-year-old female asked:
I am prediabetic with higher blood sugar and insulin levels. l just had a 3 hour glucose tolerance test. fasting sugar is 63, insulin is 2. meaning?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Unusual: Your Insulin is appropriately suppressed for a low fasting blood sugar. It isn't what we usually see in patients with pre-diabetes, however. What did the rest of your ogtt look like? Hba1c?
5.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Doesn't matter: The numbers aren't really important or valuable. If you're overweight and have high glucose (particularly with a positive family history) you need education, diet, exercise, weight reductio and maybe medication -- not just a diagnosis. The diagnosis doesn't help you get healthier.
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Last updated Mar 15, 2020
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