A member asked:

What is the gold standard for testing for diabetes i had oral glucose and a1c (but eat low carbs) all normal but have dawn phenonmenon. ?

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Dr. Mazin Abdullah answered

Specializes in Fertility Medicine

Dawn phenomenon: Is a bit tricky. It is not just a glucose and Insulin issue, but other hormones may be involved, including cortisol, growth hormone, glucagon. Are you waking up at dawn and measuring your sugars? Or are you symptomatic.

Answered 6/25/2014



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