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Alexandria, LA
A 31-year-old female asked:

I'm a diabetic taking metformin500mg without being tested she only checked my a1c levels and she said it looked ok so should i stop taken it if idk?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
42 years experience
Need more info: If you were diagnosed as diabetic, you probably had a high hba1c at some time (>6.5%). Once on treatment with metformin, one would expect the numbers to improve. What did your doctor mean by ok for hba1c? Was it normal (.
Last updated Apr 23, 2013

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