A 74-year-old female asked:
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blood work & urine test normal except glucose 158, a1c 7.4. heard nothing from my dr.who is a nephologist, specials are high b/p & diabetes. scared?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Diabetes: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, a Hb A1c level of 7.4 is diabetes, unless proven otherwise. You should contact your doctor to ensure proper treatment. Wish you good health.
Answered on Sep 16, 2016

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