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A 33-year-old male asked:

Fasting sugar is 110 to 115. hba1c last yr 5.9, i managed to reduce it to 5.6. but fasting sugar is still 110 to 115 and random sugar after 2 hr is 125 to 132. am i prediabetic? what should i do to reduce fasting sugar. my father was diabetic too.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Prediabetes: Some physicians consider a hgbA 1c over 5.7 to be prediabetes. Your 2hour pp blood sugar is less than 140 and is within normal range and your fasting glucose is over 100 and is considered prediabetic. Avoid sweets, cut down on starches,keep your weight normal, exercise regularly and you may never become diabetic. Continue monitoring your levels and continue regular checkups with your physician.
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