Hi all.

I've been a little concerned about my blood sugar lately and I was needing everyone else opinion on this matter. I went to my Family doc about some dizziness and fatigue, very bad spells of it, she suspected adrenal cancer because of all of my symptoms and ordered a cat scan of my abdomen. (Which came back normal) But at this visit she checked my B12 levels and blood sugar. Just to let you know why I don't really trust this doc anymore, my B12 came back at 171 range 200-1100, and she told me to "eat more vegetables".....yeah. So anyway, I went to get a copy of all my labs for my Endo and saw my blood sugar was 108....which she told me that day was normal. But she never asked if I had eaten anything....my test was done at 9:30 am, and I had not eaten or drank anything since 7:30 pm the night before. The paper I was given said 108 h...which I knew then was considered high by the lab. I dont know if she assumed I ate breakfast or not, so I was wondering if this could be insulin resistance. In the past 2 years I have added on ALOT of weight in my stomach especially in the upper middle, which has always been flat. Since I was a little concerned about the blood sugar level, my moms boyfriend used his meter on me while I was visiting, and 45 minutes after I ate it was 159...but we forgot to take it again 2 hours later, so I don't know if that result of 159 is useful or not. My Endo hasn't said anything about the result to me, so I don't know if he considers it normal too, or just didn't pay attention to that part because he is just treating me for Hypo, even though Diabetes is his specialty. I go to see him next month, should I mention this to him?

Thanks for the help, and sorry for the long post.
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replied April 27th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Diagnostic criteria for diabetes is 8 hours fasting blood sugar of 126mg/dl or more while random of 200mg or more.While impaired glucose tolerance is defined by fasting blood sugar of 110-126mg/dl while random blood sugar of 140-200.
Based on these values 159 comes under impaired category. I would suggest you to have HbA1C to resolve this issue.
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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