U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Plymouth, WI
A 38-year-old male asked:

A1c 5.8 and fasting blood sugar of 190. is this a situation to start metformin or is my a1c good?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Repeat FBS: There is the possibility of a lab error.
Last updated Apr 17, 2015


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.