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Is having high blood sugar levels a sign of diabetes?

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: High blood sugars

Are = diabetes: fasting sugar 100-125 is pre-diabetes and > 2-hrs after eating 140-199 is prediabetes.
Fasting 126 and higher and > 2 hours after eating 200 and greater is diabetes.

In brief: High blood sugars

Are = diabetes: fasting sugar 100-125 is pre-diabetes and > 2-hrs after eating 140-199 is prediabetes.
Fasting 126 and higher and > 2 hours after eating 200 and greater is diabetes.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

If you are running consistently high blood sugars (>100-110), then you are at the very least on the verge of diabetes.
High sugars are caused by either not enough Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or not being able to properly use Insulin (type 2 diabetes).

In brief: Yes

If you are running consistently high blood sugars (>100-110), then you are at the very least on the verge of diabetes.
High sugars are caused by either not enough Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or not being able to properly use Insulin (type 2 diabetes).
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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