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123 5'4- a1c jan.was 5.3- mean plasma 90. lost 15 pounds..no sugar diet.july a1c 5.9 and mean plas.110. fasting was 79.why did it go up?health anxiety

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
These results: are just about the same NORMAL! My general "rule" of thumb is that we NEVER WORRY about NORMAL findings....labs differ and technicians differ and the RANGE of NORMAL is given for those reasons! Hope this helps STAY WELL ...NOT TO WORRY! Dr Z

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