A 24-year-old male asked:
What can i do to lower my hba1c and glucose levels? my last blood test over a year ago shower hba1c 5.6 and glucose 83.... i still eat lots of sugar!!
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Pathology 45 years experience
What's the concern?: Eating sugar isn't really a factor when blood glucose is being evaluated. Maybe you can get your carbs in some other more wholesome form. Both your HgbA1c and glucose are fine. At age 24, you've got lots more worth your attention than fretting over labs. The key to preventing diabetes long-run -- and a huge help to one's emotions in a cruel world -- is staying aerobically fit. Best wishes.
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Last updated May 2, 2015
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