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Have had blood sugar test. Does it point towards diabetes?

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Blood sugar - 86mg%
Urine - nil

Post-Prandial: (after 2 hrs)
Blood sugar - 121mg%
Urine - nil

Hba1c - 6.2

So, does this point to pre-diabetes and/or ternding towards diabetes?
I'm visiting India and the normal values for a1c as per the testing lab are 4-7%...but in the US the normal range is below 5.6.
Am confused and stressed?
Can some one please answer this?
Posted Fri, 2 Aug 2013 in Diabetes
Answered by Dr. Basheer Ahamed 2 hours later

Welcome to XXXXXXX Thanks for the query.

HbA1c can be interpreted differently in different category of patients.

1. NONDIABETIC 4 - 6 %

2.DIABETIC 6.5 % or higher

3. PREDIABETIC 5.7 - 6.4 %.

This is standardised all over the world.

According to your HbA1c you are in the Prediabetic stage.

What it means that you have a increase risk of developing Diabetes sooner or later in your life.

Hope the answer helps you.
Pleased to answer other queries.
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