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risk of getting diabetes, its hereditary in my family

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I am 47 years old female from India. However I now live in France. Diabetes is hereditary in my family both on my fathers and mother sides. But it is the men in the family who have diabetes though the women in the family are prone to BP. My mother died of breast cancer and my father had diabetes and as a result other complications.

I recently did a blood analysis and have the following results:

My TCMH value is low 26.2 whereas the normal value is between 27 - 31.

My haemoglobin A1 = 97.7 % and the reference values are 96.8-97.8

My cholesterol is 2.16 g/L, CHOD-PAP = 5.6 mmol/L
LDL Cholesterol : 1.38 g/L
calculated = 3.57 mmol/L
HDL = 0.54 g/L
triglycerides = 1.19 g/L
The total cholesterol seems to be above normal reference values while the other cholesterol values are within the normal range. Does this mean I have a risk of getting high cholesterol and diabetes ? I have a healthy lifestyle. I am not overweight: My height is 154 cm and weight 54 kg. Thank you


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replied September 18th, 2016
Diabetes Answer A58861
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Slight variation in blood parameters with no visible morbidity is nothing to worry about. Just continue good diet and lifestyle and avoid gaining weight. So far so good.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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