2 doctors weighed in:

Blood test shows A1c 6.9. Dr says metformin and diet, plus a statin. Early stages of diabetes 2. What number to aim for to control with diet alone?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: Below 6.5%

The goal is below 6.5.

In brief: Below 6.5%

The goal is below 6.5.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Thank
Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: There is no

Absolute number. The lower the better. Normal a1c is less than 6.
0% normal blood sugar values can be found at diabetes.Org. Weight loss is essential. Get as much diet and diabetes education as you can and follow their instructions.

In brief: There is no

Absolute number. The lower the better. Normal a1c is less than 6.
0% normal blood sugar values can be found at diabetes.Org. Weight loss is essential. Get as much diet and diabetes education as you can and follow their instructions.
Dr. David Sneid
Dr. David Sneid
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Tonga Nfor
Board Certified, Internal Medicine - Cardiology
14 years in practice
508K people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available