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A 23-year-old female asked:

I recently took an a1c test and blood glucose. the results from the a1c is 7% and fasting glucose 84. would i be considered a diabetic?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Need more tests: A1c of 7 is in the diabetes range but you can't make the diagnosis on one number. I recommend repeating the tests to confirm. Good luck.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 53 years experience
High blood sugars: Are = diabetes: 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 or hga1c 6.5 and higher = diabetes.
Last updated Sep 15, 2019


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