A 43-year-old member asked:
fasting blood sugar of 85 always tired and thirsty, moody, and poor eye sight. does this mean diabetes?
2 doctor answers
Dr. John Manzella answered
46 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Not Necessarily: You need to have a hemoglobin a1c done which assesses what your blood sugars have been over the past 60-90 days. If it is higher than 6.5, than the diagnosis of diabetes can be made.
Answered on Nov 30, 2014
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