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worried.non diabetic. is it bad that my a1c went from 5.3 to 5.4? glucose was 91 at screening. father is diabetic. what should i eat to lower? bmi 21.

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Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Your A1C: is normal, and a change from 5.3 to 5.4 is not a significant one. The best way to lower Hemoglobin a1c is a healthy diet and exercise regimen (with the blessing of your primary care doctor, of course). Hope this helps!

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