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What A1c value makes me diabetic?

My A1c value is 6.5. Does that make me diabetic?
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I am have the same value. I would also like more clarification here.
There's some great information about A1C here from the Joslin Diabetes Center: http://www.joslin.org/info/six_tests_for_staying_healthy_with_diabetes.html
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It puts you at the entry level of diabetes

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