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hep-c diabetes question


i hope i can get some infos about hep-c/glucose here.

on my last year lab results,glucose was 4.8,but this year it was 6.0.

does that mean i have diabetes,or can the glucose vary from time to time?

i have hep-c gt1a,f3 ,nonresponder,waiting for trial or tela.

thanks for some infos
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87972 tn?1322664839
Fasting (no food for 8 hours before the test) is important, Rex. If you were indeed fasting, the result is slightly elevated.

Typically, normal blood glucose should be <100 mg/dL. Pre-diabetes occurs with fasting numbers between 100 and 125 mg/dL, and diabetes above 125.

Yes, blood glucose, like blood pressure changes from hour to hour, day to day. Just like blood pressure and hypertension, one or two elevated results doesn’t necessarily imply a diabetic condition.

Your doctor will likely keep a close watch on blood glucose, and if it continues to be elevated, might suggest management which could include diet and exercise, as well as the possibility of medicine.

Maintaining a proper body mass index (BMI), adequate exercise and monitoring carbohydrates are all good ideas, whether diabetes is diagnosed or not.

Good luck,

1477908 tn?1349571310
Maybe you're referring to your HbA1c? Those values seem to fit better. Here's a good link for labs results and the A1c in particular. I don't know too much about Diabetes II yet, but my glucose is starting to inch upwards, so I think I need to do some reading myself.
1477908 tn?1349571310
might help if I posted the link, huh?? :-D

1084115 tn?1385232189
thanks for your reply,

no it wasnt the hba1c test,it was 6.0 mmol/l. wich means 109 mg/dl
979080 tn?1323437239
did you fast for the test ?

87972 tn?1322664839
99 mg/dL = 5.5 mmol/L

125 mg/dL = 6.94 mmol/L
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