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Can a person get diabetes in months or years? My blood glucose was 95mg/dl in April at physical. Gained 5lbs since. diabetes doesn't run in family.

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Possible

It's possible to get it at any time, but if you are not overweight and do not have a family history, the chance is low.
Best test is not a single blood sugar, but a hemoglobin A1C. If you ask for a consult from a doctor on HealthTap Concierge, they can order that test online for you.

In brief: Possible

It's possible to get it at any time, but if you are not overweight and do not have a family history, the chance is low.
Best test is not a single blood sugar, but a hemoglobin A1C. If you ask for a consult from a doctor on HealthTap Concierge, they can order that test online for you.
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