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What is the best hgc diet?

What is the best hgc diet?

HCG diet: The best is 500 cal per day split between lunch and dinner with approx 80 gm of protein, a furor and the balance made up of vegetables., but I would suggest that the best way to do this diet is under the supervision of a physician who is proficient at it. ...Read more

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Do you have to fast before hgbaic?

No: It is a measure of sugar control over a prolonged period of time (3 months) and will not be affected by a fasting or non fasting state. ...Read more

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My hb1ac is 4.3, is it good or bad?

My hb1ac is 4.3, is it good or bad?

Perfect!: Hb1ac has an upper limit of normal of 5.5
this test does not change quickly; only if your diet, exercise, and/or weight have changed a lot will it change.

Diabetes mellitus is diagnosed by this test at 6.0.

So if you are healthy, your result should put you at ease.

If, however, you rdoctor suspected diabetes, then the lab test may have been in error and needs repeating. ...Read more

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What does an hgc level less than 5 mean?

What does an hgc level less than 5 mean?

Not pregnant: HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin), is the hormone that is produced with pregnancy. When the level is 5 or less, this indicates a non pregnant state ...Read more

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Is 4.3 good result in getting tested at hb1ac?

Is 4.3 good result in getting tested at hb1ac?

HBA1C normal: Hba1c is a measure of your average blood glucose and is frequently elevated in patients with diabetes. A level of 4.3 means your average blood sugar is 77 and you do not have diabetes.

If you are eating well and feel healthy, 4.3 is a completely normal number. ...Read more

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Took a hgc qn test and it came back normal what does that mean?

Took a hgc qn test and it came back normal what does that mean?

See details: You probably mean HGB a1c. It is a test for diabetes and is used to measure diabetic control as well. A normal test means you are not diabetic or that your diabetic control is good. ...Read more

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Could you tell me about hsa1c test? And what are the normal levels for it???

Could you tell me about hsa1c test? And what are the normal levels for it???

HbA1c: This is a test used to check ones average blood sugar lebels over a period of weeks to months. It is useful in diabetics to assess glucose control. Normal is less than 6. ...Read more

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My suggar level is 158/140. My hb1ac is 5.3. Kindly advise. Am I diadiabetic?

My suggar level is 158/140. My hb1ac is 5.3. Kindly advise. Am I diadiabetic?

MIxed Up Data: That sure looks like a blood pressure reading (and it is high) and not a blood sugar count. The hemoglobin a1c you describe is not diabetic unless this level is what you get on medication for diabetes. ...Read more

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What does hgb stand for?

What does hgb stand for?

Ok: Hgb is the abbreviation for hemoglobin. This test and the hct --hematocrit are the main basic tests to determine if a person has anemia. ...Read more

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Hgb Ur Ql trace-intact mean?

Hgb Ur Ql trace-intact mean?

Several things: Hi. Either you're having intravascular hemolysis and hemoglobin's coming out in the urine, or there are red cells in the urine that measure as urinary hemoglobin. I'd recommend a urine analysis with microscopic evaluation to see if it's reproducible. If no RBCs in urine, Check serum free hemoglobin and haptoglobin, and have a pathologist look at a peripheral blood smear. Good luck! ...Read more

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What does a elevated hgb mean?

What does a elevated hgb mean?

Hemoglobin: Hgb is abbreviation for hemoglobin, the carrier of oxygen in the red blood cell. Low HGB is anemia. High HGB reflects excess red cells, called polycythemia. There are many causes so you will need further testing by your physician to establish the correct cause of your polycythemia. ...Read more

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My hgb is 19 how can I reduce?

See hematologist: See hematologist to find the cause for that first. Could be either primary or secondary polycythemia. ...Read more

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Elevated hgb what does it mean?

Elevated hgb what does it mean?

Several causes: There are several causes including primary ones such as polycythemia and secondary ones such as heart or lung disease. See a hematologist. ...Read more

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Hgb is 14.1 g/dl. What is mean?

Normal: While labs vary, 13.5 to 17.5 is the usual range of normal for males. (12.0 to 15.5 for females). ...Read more

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Hgb 10.3 is serious problem for health?

Hgb 10.3 is serious problem for health?

Anemia: You have anemia, though not severe it can become so. It is not unusual for menstruating females to get iron deficiency anemia. You need to see your doctor and make sure that is the reason for your anemia. If it is supplemental iron will fix this problem. ...Read more

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What can cause a really high hgb level?

What can cause a really high hgb level?

HgB levels: Some elevation might be seen in tumors, smoking, dehydration, high altitudes, blood diseases. ...Read more

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What are diseases that cause high hgb?

What are diseases that cause high hgb?

Low oxygen, blood do: Low oxygen levels sometimes can trick the body into making more blood, and can be seen in people with COPD / emphysema and even in smokers.

Blood disorders like polycythemia vera can do this also.

Some medications can cause the HGB (hemoglobin) levels to rise (erythopoetin, testosterone, etc).

Some people just naturally have a slightly high hgb. ...Read more

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My hb1 AC 6.8 what it tells about my sugar?

My hb1 AC 6.8 what it tells about my sugar?

Diabetic: That you have full blown, uncontrolled diabetes. If you are on metformin it is not working well enough to help. ...Read more

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What are the main causes of an elevated hgb?

What are the main causes of an elevated hgb?

Primary and secondar: Primary elevation in hemoglobin is a bone marrow disorder called p.Vera, confirmed by a jak2 mutation test. Secondary elevation is due to other causes such as dehydration, low oxygen, exogenous testosterone/erythropoietin. The first requires an hematologist, the second requires the stimulus to be interrupted. ...Read more

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Is 15.7 hgb hight for a 43 year old female?

Is 15.7 hgb hight for a 43 year old female?

It's okay: This is higher than most women but no reason to go hunting for a cause. Trusting she wasn't dehydrated. If she has sleep apnea or chronic lung disease, a history and physical exam will reveal it. Other causes would either have become known by her age, or are not worth discovering (e.g., a high-affinity hemoglobin). If this is much higher than it has been, consider repeating. ...Read more

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On feb 4 hgb at 15000, u/s today show sac and barely tappole its this normal?

UNCLEAR QUESTION: Try to write it simple and ask a clear question. ...Read more

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I am diabetic. .. and my hb1ac is 6.7% and age is 22. can I be non diabetic again?

I am diabetic. .. and my hb1ac is 6.7% and age is 22. can I be non diabetic again?

If you are: overweight and have type 2 diabetes, you could possibly normalize your numbers with significant weight loss through diet and exercise. You should be on medication for now, metformin would be a good first choice to lower glucose, prevent progression of diabetes, and help weight loss. If you have type 1, you will probably need insulin.Also watch lipids and bp and prevent complications. ...Read more

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Hi. I have factor V and I wanted to see if the HGC diet would be ok to do? Thank you

Hi. I have factor V and I wanted to see if the HGC diet would be ok to do? Thank you

Factor V Leiden: The Factor V Leiden polymorphism can be heterozygous (common, and polymorphic not a mutation as >1% of population) or homozygous (rare). I'm not sure why this venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk factor would be effected by diet. ...Read more

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Dr I am 23 and diabetic After I year also my hb1ac is 6.1 % What do u suggest My weight is 88 kgs?

Dr I am 23 and diabetic After I year also my hb1ac is 6.1 % What do u suggest My weight is 88 kgs?

Diabetes: Weight in & of itself isn't enough information. We need your height to determine your body mass index to assess normal vs overweight vs obese. Regardless, A1c less than 6.5-7 is accepted goal for younger pts & those w/shorter duration of disease w/less than 8 for those older with shorter lifespan (to minimize risk of stroke, blindness, heart attack, kidney failure & amputations). ...Read more

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Dr my age is 23 and hb1ac is 6.7 my weight is 85 kgs can diabetes be reversed please help me dr?

Dr my age is 23 and hb1ac is 6.7 my weight is 85 kgs can diabetes be reversed please help me dr?

Lose weight.: That A1C puts you into a prediabetic category, for which weight loss can help. This may be evidence, though, that you're hard-wired to have diabetes in the future, so you'll always have to be careful about your weight, especially if there's a history of diabetes in your family. ...Read more

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Dr six months back my hb1ac was 6.9% and now it is 6.1 %. I am 22 years. Can my diabetes be reversed?

Can reverse diabetes: Read the book Reversing Diabetes by Dr. Julian Whittaker
and since then many more books have come on reversing diabetes.
Keep A1C at 5.5
Refer to drhoffman. Com also.
Daily exercise, at least 30 min. Daily & changing your diet.
Avoid baked goods, refined sugar, white flour, potatoes, white rice etc (all high glycemic food)
Add beans, chicken, fish etc Fresh veg, fruits & nuts.
Sugar weakens immune system ...Read more

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Ha1c was 5.7. While this is in the "normal" range, it's nearing the upper limit of normal. Is this worrisome at all?

Ha1c was 5.7. While this is in the "normal" range, it's nearing the upper limit of normal. Is this worrisome at all?

I'm not worried: Glad you're health-conscious. Hoping you stay physically fit, so that if you do have a tendency to diabetes, it'll stay at bay. This is good advice regardless of your labs. Best wishes. ...Read more

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