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fasting glucose 2 hours after waking up 98 mg/dl. insulin 6.8 uiu/ml. c-peptide 1 ng/ml. a1c 5.0. calculated homa ir myself and its 1.6. limiting carbs since gestational diabetes in 2015. is glucose that high a concern? am i heading to prediabetes?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Proper testing: Home testing is not suitable for diagnosis. You should get your fasting blood plasma tested at an accredited laboratory. If your glucose and A1c results are correct, you are not prediabetic. To improve your health exercise at least 30 minutes 5 days/week. Keep you BMI around 20-22. Get HPV vaccine Wish you good health!

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