U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 67-year-old female asked:

I have stage 3 kidney disease gfr 34, went to dr wednesday and had labs done, labs show glucose 109 is it to late to stop it from type 2 diabetes?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: 109 fasting is suggestive of pre diabetes although you do need another abnormal lab to make the diagnosis. This is the best time for you to make lifestyle changes to reverse the course of sugar abnormalities. If you make the right changes, you can go back to normal and not progress to diabetes.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Sep 26, 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.