A 31-year-old female asked:
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Just had a fasting blood sugar of 98 is this normal or anything to worry about?

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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Border borderline: Normal fasting blood sugar is 99 or less; 100 or more is considered borderline diabetes so this is borderline borderline and certainly higher than optimal for a 24 yo. Rather than worry, take steps to improve it- literally by taking steps (exercise helps) & eating less sugars & starches (esp. Grains). See http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art03415/using-the-carbohydrate-density-index.Html good luck!
Answered on May 11, 2013

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