A member asked:

Very good morning doctors. i need some clarification please. if my a1c is 5.1 and my fasting glucose is 101, am i pre-diabetic? when/how soon should i check fasting blood glucose again?

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Dr. Hiep Le answered

Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis

Although the lab put fasting glucose number above 99 is abnormal but recently HbA1C is more valuable in defining pre-diabetic condition and other complications due to diabetes mellitus. Your HbA1c is quite good so you should not worry about this condition and continue with a healthy life style and keep your body mass index in range if possible.

Answered Mar 1, 2022

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