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What could these blood tests mean?

Blood tests I had two weeks ago were posted on my patient portal, but I don't have a follow-up with the doctor for 4 weeks. I'd like to know what the abnormal values may mean and if they point to any one thing:
High values on: RBC, HGB, HCT, LDL, glucose, total protein, alkaline phosphate
Low values on: LDL and A/G ratio
Exact values can be given on request.
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363281 tn?1714899967
Hello~Was the test fasting or non-fasting? If fasting, then I would say you are heading towards diabetes but not there yet. I would ask for the A1C test, this is more accurate in determining what your blood sugars have been doing in the last 3 months. Also, I am not sure what the "normals" are for the others, so, it is difficult to tell just how much you are out of range, I have noticed that every lab has different "normals" for standard blood tests.
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Hi. If the test done in fasting we can say you are in pre diabetes. You might consider doing HBA1c to know your average blood glucose level in the past 3 months. other results are acceptable even though they are in slightly higher ranges. LDL is a different story if you have diabetes or has suffered heart attack or stroke it should be below 100. HDL (good cholesterol) the recommended value is above 40.
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Hi. you should give the values on these tests. example for blood glucose you need to have certain values or range that can help doctor assess if your pre diabetic or diabetic or needs additional test.
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BTW - I am a 67 year old female

RBC - 4.95 M/ul
HGB - 15.8 g/dl
HCT - 45.2%
LDL - 124 mg/dl
glucose - 118 mg/dl
total protein - 8.6 g/dl
alkaline phosphatase - 120 U/L

HDL - 38 mg/dl
A/G ratio - 1.0

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