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I have a 12 hour fasting blood sugar of 104mg/dl. Im very worried. Is it certain that i will develop diabetes?Pls help. Im 22 yr old. Male.

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Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
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In brief: Not certain

While your number is slightly above normal, it's still in the lower range, which means you might have impaired glucose metabolism, that's not diabetes , but you have higher chance of getting it, what you should focus on is diet , exercise and losing weight "if you are obese" in many cases that's enough to bring your sugar to the normal range and ward off diabetes risk, .

In brief: Not certain

While your number is slightly above normal, it's still in the lower range, which means you might have impaired glucose metabolism, that's not diabetes , but you have higher chance of getting it, what you should focus on is diet , exercise and losing weight "if you are obese" in many cases that's enough to bring your sugar to the normal range and ward off diabetes risk, .
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