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Could I be diabetic with a fasting glucose of 94?

Could I be diabetic with a fasting glucose of 94?

Unlikely: We don't typically follow 1 number to diagnose diabetes but a fasting sugar of 94 is normal and is not in the diabetes range. Fasting sugar > 126, random blood sugar > 200 (with symptoms like thirst, excess urine output, weight loss) or a test called hemoglobin A1c > 6.5% will give you the diagnosis of diabetes. An oral glucose tolerance test is another test you can do to diagnose diabetes. ...Read more

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Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


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Can fasting glucose reading be greater than pp in non diabetic person Two readings 108/84 99/94 First is fasting reading Hb1ac - 5.3 ?

Can fasting glucose reading be greater than pp in non diabetic person
Two readings
108/84
99/94
First is fasting reading
Hb1ac - 5.3
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Diabetic: Have you previously been diagnosed with diabetes.? Your numbers suggest you do not have diabetes. 108/84 and 99/94 values are normal. Did your doctor tell you to check your blood sugar regularly? Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Could I have diabetes if my fasting glucose is sometimes around 6.6 and daytime glucose levels are normal?

Could I have diabetes if my fasting glucose is sometimes around 6.6  and daytime glucose levels are normal?

Impaired glucose tol: A fasting glucose over 7 mmol/l on two occasions would be considered diabetes. A level of 6.6 would be impaired glucose tolerance. I would get a hba1c, if above 6.5, you have diabetes. In any event, a no concentrated sweets diet is in order, and if you are overweight, you must lose weight. Do regular exercise. ...Read more

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My fasting glucose is 118. Am I diabetic?

My fasting glucose is 118. Am I diabetic?

Impaired : Fasting blood sugars between 100-125 mg/dl are considered in the pre-diabetes phase. Incorporating lifestyle changes to include a healthy diet, exercise, and quality sleep may help you to not develop diabetes. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is morning fasting glucose 109 ok for a type 2 diabetic?

Is morning fasting glucose 109 ok for a type 2 diabetic?

Aim for : You should be aiming for a morning fasting glucose of under 100. Since you are only 38 you have many years to potentially develope diabetic complications. ...Read more

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If my Fasting glucose is126 and my AC1 is 60 am I diabetic?

Diabetes: A hgbA1c of 6 is at the upper limits of normal and correlates with an fbs of 126. This may signify a borderline or prediabetic status. You could do a glucose tolerance test to see how your system handles a sugar load. Nevertheless I would consider yourself to be prediabetic and strive for ideal body weight, avoid concentrated sweets and decrease intake of starches and repeat your HgbA1c in 3 month ...Read more

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Can you tell me about diabetes symptoms, but normal fasting glucose?

Can you tell me about diabetes symptoms, but normal fasting glucose?

Variable: Some people will develop the neuropathy in their feet (burning, stinging) before their sugars become significantly abnormal. Often episodes of hypoglycemia (low sugars) precede overt diabetes. People who are developing type II DM will experience weight gain, fatigue, possibly increased minor infections. ...Read more

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Is morning fasting glucose of 114 good for a diabetic? Please advise!

So so: It's not optimal but not bad. Get an a1c test to see your 3 months average. That will give you a better idea of your diabetes control. ...Read more

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What is a normal fasting glucose am reading? I've read anywhere from 72-108 and 100 and below. I'm diabetic so I like to test in the am once a month.

A1c better: It is good that you are testing your control of diabetes. Normal fasting blood sugar is less than 100, however for long term control of diabetes, testing for hemoglobin A1c every 3-4 months is better and you should aim for A1c level of less than 7.0 ...Read more

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Could you have diabetes if your fasting glucose level and hba1c levers are normal?

Unlikely: If both HbA1c and fasting glucose are normal you are most likely fine. Occasionally people are having much higher sugars AFTER they eat (measured 2 hours) and are diabetic without knowing it. This would have been reflected in the A1c though which is why I think you're probably fine! ...Read more

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What fasting glucose level is normal for pre-diabetic and diabetic?

It's all one: Disorder; only the name changes as your sugar gets higher. The health risks don't change as the name changes, you're at the same risk right from the beginning - that's why it's important not to wait but begin diet, exercise, weight loss and education now. See diabetes.Org for the numbers if you absolutely feel you need them. ...Read more

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I'm diabetic.Hga1c is 10.6, fasting glucose 220 what are the best suitable medications?

I'm diabetic.Hga1c is 10.6, fasting glucose 220 what are the best suitable medications?

Depends: On how much metformin you are on now, if you can do Insulin injections, and which other oral agents would be appropriate for you. Need consult with diabetologist (type of endocrinologist) for management plan and rx-s. ...Read more

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My fasting glucose is 93-95, then it goes 109 after exercise, is that normal? I am not diabetic.

My fasting glucose is 93-95, then it goes 109 after exercise, is that normal? I am not diabetic.

Yes: Exercise lowers glucose, but the body responds to lowered glucose by dumping more glucose into the blood stream, which can raise sugar slightly for a period of time.Also finger stick glucoses are not that accurate. It may be an aggressive response to exercise that can be seen in people who are already overweight and Insulin resistant. ...Read more

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Fasting glucose typically around 93-97.Under the old guidelines that was OK, but now aren't those levels considered pre-diabetic or IGT?

Fasting glucose typically around 93-97.Under the old guidelines that was OK, but now aren't those levels considered pre-diabetic or IGT?

Still normal: Fasting glucose below 100 is normal. You may improve your glucose tolerance through exercise and weight loss. Of the two regular aerobic exercise is more important. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Usually my fasting glucose is between 93 and 97. few weeks ago it was 97. then just couple of weeks later it was 104 first time ever in the pre-diabetic range. It is strange to have a rise of seven points like this in only two weeks?

Not that accurate: there are many factors which influence the blood sugar what you ate, difference in time, if the finger is clean, etc. The difference between 97 and 104 is not significant and is within the error rate of the test If over 120 then we need to check you ...Read more

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If your fasting glucose is 99 and your A1c is 5.9is that considered pre-diabetes?

If your fasting glucose is 99 and your A1c is 5.9is that considered pre-diabetes?

Need more tests: An a1c of 5.7-6.4 is in the prediabetes range according to american diabetes association guidelines and aace since 2010. However you need 2 positive tests to give you a diagnosis. Another a1c > 5.6 or fasting glucose 100-125. It is time to put together a healthy diet and exercise routine. ...Read more

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Fasting glucose 135 but urine came back negative. Pre-diabetes, or is 135 okay?

Diabetes: Any fasting blood sugar > 125 mg/dl is in the diabetic range. A hba1c would be helpful for diagnosis. Urine glucose is usually negative unless blood sugars are over the kidney threshold of 180 mg/dl or so. ...Read more

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Can impaired fasting glucose be cured? If not how to stop it from developing type 2 diabetes

Can impaired fasting glucose be cured?  If not how to stop it from developing type 2 diabetes

Diet, weight loss: Impaired fasting glucose is a warning sign that you are at risk of diabetes. Typically, being overweight or eating a high carb diet can exacerbate this problem. If there is a family history of diabetes, that also increases your risk. Weight control is essential, and you should minimize carbs and sugars like soda, alcohol, bread, pasta, rice, and desserts. Regular exercise is also beneficial. ...Read more

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Glucose (Definition)

Glucose is the basic sugar molecule and the source of energy throughout the living kingdom. We are programmed to easily detect it by taste in our foods as it is desirable but can be overdone with the modern diet. It gets out of control ...Read more