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Is my fasting blood sugar level ok?

had fasting bloodwork done at my pcps office - glucose in the 80s total chol under 200 ldl was 102 then our work required bloodwork for a wellness program fasted and results show 104 glucose and total chol of 235 ldl 154 is this possible? have not changed my diet and fasted 14 hrs I am questioning the validity of the results since never had elev glucose or elev chol get tested every 6 months
Asked On : Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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Welcome to the Health Care Magic

Time, weight, diet, drugs, stress and so on are some factors that can influence the results..
Human errors like sample quantity, mislabelling and so on are also possible.

When in doubt as in this situation, the only option is to go for the test for the third time – in a standard Laboratory. After all, it is your health that needs attention / and many treatment decisions are based on the results of the tests.

Take care
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Answered: Sat, 1 Dec 2012
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