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A 30-year-old male asked:

If fasting plasma glucose is 82mg/dl in a young (30years) invidual. is that mean he do not have diabetes? some one was telling me hb1ac test is also needed?kindly throw some light. i have frequent urination but this is from long time, no other issue.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
A1c not needed: If your fasting plasma glucose is 82 mg/dL you are not diabetic and do not need any more tests. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. For nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/.

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Last updated Jan 28, 2020

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