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A 35-year-old female asked:

Non-fasting blood sugar was 162. had been on prednisone. could high blood sugar make someone feel tired a lot? am not diabetic (yet?)

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Not the right test: You need to have blood glucose tested after an 8 hour fast. Alternatively you could get an A1c test and either would be more useful in deciding the diagnosis of diabetes. Your tiredness is more likely due to the issue for which you are taking prednisone.

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