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Having sugar level of 150. Does it indicate that I have diabetes? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Mar-2013
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User:I have one que
User:Once i have checked the blood smaples
User:it found that sugar level was 150 in the morning after breakfast and tea....
User:could it be a symptom of
Doctor:was this checked with a glucometer ?
Doctor:at home ?
User:checked in the hospital
Doctor:was this a random, or after fasting for 8 - 10 hrs ?
User:its after breakfast...i took breakfast at 8am and then done blood test at 9:30am
Doctor:in that case, the levels do appear to be slightly elevated
Doctor:post prandial blood sugar, should be less than 140 gms , after 2 hrs of meals
User:so wht shd i do now?
Doctor:first and foremost, you should, can do a fasting blood sugar
Doctor:as well as a HBA1C test
Doctor:in addition, a post prandial blood sugar estimation, should be done after 2 hrs of eating
Doctor:these tests, will help to determine the exact condition
Doctor:Are u there ?
User:will do that.
Doctor:You are welcome
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