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worried if im diabetic

Hi 24 year old male 5"7 160lbs ive been urinating alot dry mouth,i have checked my glucose level with my step moms monitor on four different occasions two times fasting and two random during the day.the two fasting results were 93 one day and 105 another. The other two random readings were 95, and 91. Im worried i could be diabetic also theres no diabetes in my family.please reply really worried thank

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Some one comment please i need to know if im diabetic at risk or not
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Hello,

Your fasting readings on 1 day was slightly high, but your random readings are fine.

YOu could ask your Dr. to check HBa1c if you are really worried. A normal HbA1c is in the range of 4 - 5.0, but most doctors will tell you up to 5.7 or 6 is still ok.

Just so you know, normal non-diabetic blood sugars are usually < 95 for fasting and in the range of 80 - 120 after eating.

Hope this helps.


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Hi there!

The glucometer readings do not point towards diabetes being a causes, while other possibilities of increased urination such as GU infections, inflammations, increased fluid intake, hormonal/ endocrine issues, stress/ anxiety etc. may need to be considered. I would suggest considering an evaluation by a primary care physician for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate management.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
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Thanks for your help I was wonderin why the symptoms because one of the random readings 91 was one hour after eating which is fine
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