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A 46-year-old female asked:

Very confused morning sugars can be around 104 a1c not eating carbs 4.9 ggt normal so am i pre diabetic ornot at all?

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Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Diabetes: If your hemoglobin a1c is 4.9, then you are definitely not diabetic at this time. If you have family history, see your doctor yearly for repeat screening.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Relax. not diabetic: You may be predisposed to develop diabetes if you become overweight, even more so if you become obese. Right now you are none of the above.

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