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Diagnostic tests for Diabetes Mellitus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you ?
User :   Hello, today I just did the hbA1c
Doctor :   ok
User :   and report is 5.3
Doctor :   ok
User :   means result
Doctor :   that is very good and normal
User :   is that normal
Doctor :   the normal AIC is below 5.5
Doctor :   above 6.5 a person is prediabetic
User :   last month i had at date 17th jan, it was 4.9
Doctor :   above 7.0 a person is a diabetic
User :   ok
User :   last month i had at date 17th jan, it was 4.9
Doctor :   so your levels are very good
Doctor :   that is fine,
User :   but it increase
User :   today
Doctor :   but still it is below 5.5.
User :   ok
Doctor :   so no need to worry
Doctor :   just try to work out more
User :   is that normal to increaseing in month
Doctor :   follow a low carb diet
Doctor :   it can change , depending on a change of diet
Doctor :   usually AIC is constant for a period of 3 months
Doctor :   its not constant, continuously
User :   ok
Doctor :   you need not worry
Doctor :   and i think i had spoken to you earlier and had told that you dont have diabetes
User :   ok, what is ur surname
Doctor :   and you need not go on medications for diabetes
User :   ok, but increaseing sugar its that problem means i am talking Hba1c
Doctor :   your HBAIC is normal
User :   i saved all chat, i was checking that file
User :   ok
Doctor :   and you need not keep checking it monthly
Doctor :   just check once in 3 months
User :   ok
User :   but another good sign is my today result was about fasting is 88
Doctor :   that is good, and as i had mentioned earlier that you dont have diabetes , the normal AIC confirms this
Doctor :   i mean the HBAIC
User :   ok
User :   I m in tension because sugar hbA1c came 5.3,
Doctor :   THAT is very normal
Doctor :   you need not worry
User :   ya after taking to u i am relax a bit
Doctor :   the more you get anxious the more stress you will create and you will search for more symptoms that are not present and worry more
Doctor :   break the cycle of worry and anxiety
Doctor :   relax now and enjoy that you dont have any diabetes
User :   yes
Doctor :   i hope your doubts have been cleared
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   bye for now

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