A member asked:

Fasting plasma glucose 82mg/dl.glucose 2h of after breakfast 78 & hba1c is 5.5%.age30, male bmi 22 .father has diabetes at age 50(close relations only 1st uncle & one 2nd uncle). after how much time again need to test? 3years ok? i dnt like much labs

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Dr. Elisa Ribelles-medhus answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Your age?: It truly depends on your age. If you are over 45, the ADA recs are annual screening: HbA1c and fasting glucose. And yes, getting labs is a pain isn’t it? But your well-being is so important to you and your family. So it is worth it I promise!

Answered 4/21/2020



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