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A 44-year-old male asked:

What type of diabetes i have if:fasting blood is 220, after meal is 257 a1c is 10, 6%?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Your diabetes is not: Under control. It is not important whether it is type 1 or 2, because the goal for both types is blood sugar control. The treatment for each type might be different, because type 1 usually requires Insulin injections. If you leave your sugars at this level, you are open to all complications of diabetes, such as infections, damage to nerves, eyes, kidneys, dialysis. Get to a doctor now.
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