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Q: My fasting glucose level is 138 (normal ranges 90-115)My serum Insulin Test is 33.5 (normal ranges 2-25)

This is the first time my sugar LEVEL is high as previously it was from 85-95. DOES IT MEAN I AM DIABETIC.Nizam Shaikh

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italiangm, Community Member
11/15/12 5:49am

Fasting glucose diagnostic criteria from American Diabetes Association. Standards of medical care in diabetes—2012. Diabetes Care. 2012;35(Supp 1):S12, table 2:


Normal = 99 mg/dl or less

Prediabetes = 100-125 mg/dl

Diabetes = 126 mg/dl or above

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