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Hba1c test done. Are the findings in the normal range? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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User:Good morning
Doctor:Good morning,
User:Just wanted to understand my Hba1c test values
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Have a score of 5.9
User:and total cholesterol of 192
Doctor:It is within normal limits.
Doctor:Both are in normal limits,
User:it is borderline right?
User:Both my parents are diabetic
Doctor:Yes you can say, borderline
Doctor:are you also diabetic?
User:My mean plasma glucose level is 122
Doctor:If you are diabetic, then this value is acceptable
User:I have not been diagnosed with Diabetes so far
Doctor:that means you are borderline diabetic, you need to control your sugar levels by exercise and diet
Doctor:What about your fasting blood glucose levels?
User:I do fasting once in 4-5 months
User:Been always normal
User:I did it once about 4 months back
User:It was 90 odd
User:But I get the point
User:Will be more careful
User:Thanks Doc
User:Appreciate your assistance
User:Have a nice day
Doctor:Thank you for consulting me, Have a good day.
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