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Glucose levels and disturbed glucose regulation

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My question is the following, I have had blood tests and have teh folowing results:-

HDL 9.6

Glucose 6.11

Gamma GT 81

I know I am high on LDL cholesterol, but how worried shoudl I be about my glucose and Gamma GT reading.


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replied July 31st, 2008
Mens Conditions Answer A4503
Your glucose level is borderline so you can request a glucose tolerance test (GTT) to confirm or exclude diabetes or certain of the conditions of disturbed glucose regulation (IFG and IGT).

Gamma GT (gamma glutamyl transpeptidase) is an enzyme that is present mostly in the liver and kidney cells. Normal levels of gamma-GT are from 0 to 51 IU/L. Elevated levels of Gamma-GT indicates that there could be liver or kidney disease. Several more biochemical analyses can be requested to find out if there is really something wrong with those organs: AST, ALT, alkaline phosphatase (ALP), bilirubin, urea, creatinin and urine analyses. Ultrasound examination of the abdominal organs can be also requested. If everything is okay that gamma-GT result could be wrong.

You may want to consult an internist about these laboratory results.

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