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Is 6.8% hba1c considered diabetic if fasting is 87 and pp 97?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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In brief: Yes

A1c > 6.5 is considered diabetes.
A1c of 6.8 correlates to average blood sugar of around 145-150. If you check more bs, you probably will see values in this range. If you already had a diagnosis of diabetes, a1c of 6.8 would be considered controlled diabetes.

In brief: Yes

A1c > 6.5 is considered diabetes.
A1c of 6.8 correlates to average blood sugar of around 145-150. If you check more bs, you probably will see values in this range. If you already had a diagnosis of diabetes, a1c of 6.8 would be considered controlled diabetes.
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
if you are not already on antidiabetic meds, you should be with a1c of 6.8. ask your doc about a drug called metformin.
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