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Is a 6.3 A1c borderline for diabetes?
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: 5.7-6.4
Is pre-diabetes or an opportunity to change and prevent diabetes.
What can you do? Eat smart: good portions, whole grains, fruits & veggies. Get moving 60 minutes every day.

In brief: 5.7-6.4
Is pre-diabetes or an opportunity to change and prevent diabetes.
What can you do? Eat smart: good portions, whole grains, fruits & veggies. Get moving 60 minutes every day.
Dr. Francine Yep
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
great answer Dr. Yep.!
Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Diabetes/Prediabetes
Yes, but more importantly it is a screaming alarm for you to make dramatic lifestyle changes.
Diabetes Type 2 is a lifestyle disease. Consider yourself at a crossroads. If you do not make dramatic and lasting lifestyle changes, you will get diabetes type 2. You need daily exercise, low glycemic nutrient-rich food, stress management, and supplementation with things that help with insulin metab.

In brief: Diabetes/Prediabetes
Yes, but more importantly it is a screaming alarm for you to make dramatic lifestyle changes.
Diabetes Type 2 is a lifestyle disease. Consider yourself at a crossroads. If you do not make dramatic and lasting lifestyle changes, you will get diabetes type 2. You need daily exercise, low glycemic nutrient-rich food, stress management, and supplementation with things that help with insulin metab.
Dr. Liesa Harte
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
It is under adequate control but does show diabetes.

In brief: Yes
It is under adequate control but does show diabetes.
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Prediabetes
Normal HBA1C is 4.
2-5.6 prediabetes is 5.7-6.4 diabetes is 6.5 or higher Watch sugars and carbs and get regular exercise to reduce your HBA1C.

In brief: Prediabetes
Normal HBA1C is 4.
2-5.6 prediabetes is 5.7-6.4 diabetes is 6.5 or higher Watch sugars and carbs and get regular exercise to reduce your HBA1C.
Dr. Diane Minich
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Dr. Gerald Morris
You may also want to try berberine. Is a herbal supplement meant to help with elevated blood glucose in pre diabetic patients. You may want to get your own glucose meter and check your sugar 3 to 4 times a week. . Especially in the morning and a few times try 2 hrs after a meal.
Dr. Thomas Knecht
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Yes
Hi. Yes, if you're not diagnosed with diabetes, and the A1c was done for diagnostic purposes, that would be in the "pre diabetes" diagnostic category.
Eat healthily and exercise regularly for life! Have blood pressure & cholesterol problems addressed. Good luck!

In brief: Yes
Hi. Yes, if you're not diagnosed with diabetes, and the A1c was done for diagnostic purposes, that would be in the "pre diabetes" diagnostic category.
Eat healthily and exercise regularly for life! Have blood pressure & cholesterol problems addressed. Good luck!
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