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I had lab work done. my blood sugar level can back high. was fasting blood work & didn't drink any water, would that cause the sugar level to be high?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 62 years experience
High blood sugar tes: Test result probably not altered by not drinking water for a short time. Double check the fasting blood sugar test and ask for the test that gives blood sugar average over the last three months or so, called HgAc1 to try to rule out diabetes.
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