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fasting blood sugar of 85 always tired and thirsty, moody, and poor eye sight. does this mean diabetes?

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Dr. John Manzella
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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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely: But you and your physician should look for other causes!
Answered on Sep 29, 2013

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