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Can a hemoglobin A1c test tell if I have pre-diabetes?

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Yes

7 to 6.4 considered pre-dibetes by amer. Diabetes assoc.

In brief: Yes

7 to 6.4 considered pre-dibetes by amer. Diabetes assoc.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

As of 2010, we can use A1c to diagnose diabetes or pre-diabetes.
2 positive tests are still needed but A1c of 5.7-6.4% is considered pre-diabetes, A1c of 6.5% or above is diabetes. 5.6% or less is normal.

In brief: Yes

As of 2010, we can use A1c to diagnose diabetes or pre-diabetes.
2 positive tests are still needed but A1c of 5.7-6.4% is considered pre-diabetes, A1c of 6.5% or above is diabetes. 5.6% or less is normal.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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