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Old 08-25-2005, 04:48 PM   #1
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123 blood sugar

My doctor just called to ask me if my blood test was fasting or non-fasting. I told him non-fasting. He said my blood sugar was 123 and he would be worried if I had fasted, but since I hadn't fasted, he said I'm in the normal range. Should I be worried? I have other medical problems and have wondered if this might be part of my problems. Some symptoms are occasional swelling in my ankles and knees, and I feel thirsty often. Diabetes doesn't run in my family, I'm 45, not overweight, but I don't exercise much. Any thoughts on my situation?

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Old 08-26-2005, 06:55 AM   #2
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Re: 123 blood sugar

The best thing to do would be to see your MD one more time and ask him to draw blood (You need to be fasting) for a Hemoglobin A1c test. This give you a value of your average blood sugar weighted over the previous 3 months. If it's less than 6%, you are probably not diabetic, 6-7% is a diabetic with good control on blood sugar, and above 7% indicates blood sugar levels that are too high.

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Old 08-27-2005, 10:42 PM   #3
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Re: 123 blood sugar

I agree about getting another test run, but this time a fasting one to see if there a difference between them. Good luck.

 
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