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A1C normal

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  • Posted By: Vaddison
  • June 6, 2009
  • 04:37 PM

I have a history of diabetes in my family. All 4 of my grandparents had it. 2 of them died from complications from it. I had gestational diabetes with my pregnancies. For the past 6 months or so I have been taking my sugars at home with a properly functioning and coded meter. I have 4 meters and I alternate just to make sure they are all working right. I had an A1C test last week and it came back normal saying I do not have diabetes. I am very happy about that but my fasting blood glucose in the morning is usually around 150mg/dL. That seems a bit high to me. Is it ok for my sugars to be that high in the morning? I honestly haven't been testing after my meals regularly enough to mention those numbers. The fasting number worries me though. I am happy they said I do not have diabetes but I am scared they could be wrong and the high sugars could cause complications later on.

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  • Wow... I wouldn't say that was normal. I'm diabetic and that seems high to me. I'm freaking because my fasting BS is constantly elevated sometimes as high as 148. I've always read that high morning blood sugar readings is a good indication that your body isn't handling glucose very well over night. Maybe you need a second opinion. Did you share all of the information with your doctor that you shared in this post? If so and you're not happy, I say go get a second opinion, pronto!
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    • November 19, 2010
    • 04:03 AM
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