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A 41-year-old male asked:

My a1c is 5.9 my fasting glucose is 91. am i prediabetic? my bmi is 20.7 i do exercise 2-3 times a week. what should i do? is it serious situation?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Prediabetes: Hi. There are 3 ways to diagnose prediabetes: fasting glucose, glucose tolerance test, and A1c. Your A1c meets criteria for predaibetes, but your fasting glucose is normal. Your BMI puts you at very low risk of type 2 diabetes. Note that type 1 can occur at any age and has a more indolent onset at your age than with children. First, see if labs are reproducible. If so, check type 1 autoantibodies

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