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results from CMP have always ranged in the 120's to 131.

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I am a 57 y.o. female whose glucose results from CMP have always ranged in the 120's to 131. The doctor did a A1C and the result was 6.1 and my blood glucose was 127 does this mean I am pre-diabetic or have diabetes?


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replied November 20th, 2015
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Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

If a fasting blood sugar is twice elevated over 126 mg/dl over a two week period , then its considered as diabetes. Considering HBA1c higher than 6.5 as diagnostic criterion is a matter of controversy. Diet and lifestyle changes at this time would suffice. Metformin can be considered especially if you are overweight or have a compelling co morbid condition like PCOS.

Wishing you best of health

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