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A 38-year-old female asked:

Random blood glucose test was 86 a month ago. fasting glucose blood test 117 two weeks ago. which is more accurate to diagnose or pre - diabetes?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
That fasting one: That random blood glucose is in the reference range, so by itself has no particular meaning. That fasting blood glucose is above the reference range, so suggests high blood sugar. Depending on the circumstances, high blood sugar can mean pre-diabetes or diabetes, or some other problem. One's primary care doctor can easily figure things out and give some healthy recommendations.

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Last updated Mar 3, 2018

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