A male asked:
Can diabetic donate blood?, my hba1c is 6.1, sugar fasting 119 sugar pp 139 can i donate blood, ?earlier i have donated blood 2 times
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Sneidanswered
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Yes : But the requirements of blood banks vary so check w/yours.
5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Donald Alvesanswered
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Sound well managed and stable, so that aspect will not be a problem. If on oral hypoglycemic, (like glyburide), better to donate early in day and take med late so it does not cause potential problem for recipient. Should not be a problem.
4.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 3, 2014
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