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I have tested with a non fasting blood glucose level of 144 and a fasting level of 126. my a1c is 5.8. is this considered diabetes or prediabetes?

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
5.8 is high: a hemoglobin a1c of 5.8 is elevated. it should be below 5.6%

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