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Date : 11-Jun-2013
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User:I have gone for medical check last week, where the report says Blood glucose Fasting - 100. and Blood glucose post prandial - 106.
Please advise whether i have sugar.
Doctor:The blood sugar levels you mentioned above are within normal range
User:100 is that normal?
Doctor:Yes, though on towards the outer range\ it is normal
User:100 on fasting, it touched the border line know doctor
Doctor:Yes,both the fasting and postprandial out of range consistently for tow or more times then diagnosis of diabetes may be considered
Doctor:I see both are within normal range
Doctor:There is no need to worry
User:ok, thank u
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with ?
Doctor:Please do proceed
User:on the LDL cholestral (Direct) its 132
Doctor:Ok, LDL cholesterol is also in normal range
Doctor:anything more than 150 should be considered for further investigation
User:but on the report its says the normal range is below 130
Doctor:May I know your age please?
Doctor:Different labs mention different range but considering your age I would say the reading you have is within normal range
Doctor:You may get the test repeated at regular intervals , say 6 months once to notice the consistency in the values
Doctor:If the values appear to be towards the outer range consistently, then you may have to go for diet and life style modification
User:ok, how should i to be preventive on the LDL, wat precaustion
User:wat precaution steps to be taken care
Doctor:Low fat diet is what helps to keep the LDL cholesterol in range
Doctor:Cutting on carbohydrates also serves the purpose
User:any more suggestions on it
Doctor:yes, good exercise , specially aerobics and cardio exercises like walk or a jog would add to the effort
Doctor:Do not go for any medications from market to reduce the body fat or cholesterol
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