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Posted on Wed, 5 Jul 2017 in Diabetes
Question: My A1C level is 11.0 ,what exactly does this mean I had the test done but no one explained anything to me
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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It suggests for Diabetes;

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking!
HbA1c level gives information about the mean glucose level of the last three months!
It is high, corresponding to a mean glucose level of the last three months: 270 mg/ dl.
So it means that you have Diabetes.
( The normal glucose levels: 70-110 mg/ dl fasting and up to 140mg/dl postprandial).
Your physician will explain better regarding to the type of Diabetes, having into consideration your weight, medical history, family predisposition ect.
Best wishes,
Dr.Mirjeta
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Follow up: Dr. Mirjeta Guni 46 minutes later
if my level is 11.0 would I have high blood sugar,or low ,my blood sugar usually drops into the 60 s
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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
11% suggests for high blood sugar:

Detailed Answer:
Hi again,
HbA1c 11%, is suggestive for high blood sugar.
Are you being treated for Diabetes or is this the first time you check the blood sugar?

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Follow up: Dr. Mirjeta Guni 6 hours later
this is the first time
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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 10 hours later
Brief Answer:
Diabetes is suggested;

Detailed Answer:
Hi again,

The value suggests for Diabetes.
Please also check the fasting and postprandial blood sugar and consult a physician at the earliest.

Please let me know if I can assist you further.
Best wishes,
Dr.Mirjeta
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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