Dear Expert and fellow members,
I just received my health report. The diabetes screening caught my attention.
My glucose fasting result is 5.4mmol/L while the normal range is indicated as 3.9 to 5.5 mmol/L.
I will consider it as borderline pre-diabetes with the above range. But I also found that there are many different ranges from different sources. Other say the normal range is 4.0 to 5.9 mmol/l while some other's is 3.9 to 6.1mmol/L.
My question is that can the other normal ranges be applied in my case? Meaning that I can have 5.4mmol/L while the normal range is 4.0 to 5.9mmol/L. Because in this case, I can safely assume that I am not that close to pre-diabetes.
Also, my blood sample was collected after 12 hours of fasting instead of the 8 hours of fasting. Will it affect the value much?
Lastly, I had been very nervous about that all morning before drawing blood. Can it make the value higher?
I know there are lot of questions but I really do appreciate if you could answer cause it will certainly calm my mind.
thank you so much