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Does my dad have diabetes ?

The doctor told my dad that he might have diabetes , my dads sugar level is 6.0 and that is when he didnt he. Im in canada so we have a different measuring system for blood sugar level, plz help im really concerned, does my dad have diabetes ?
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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The measuring units are mmol/liter I think. The normal range is upto 5.8, which means it is slightly elevated. It means now I think only lifestyle management is quite sufficient rather than active medications. Lifestyle management includes diet and exercise which is very essential at any stage of diabetes.

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