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My hb1ac test is 7.1 my fasting sugar is 212, should I wait and go for retest before starting any medication. 7.1 is just starting what I understand Kindly suggest.

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Hello lybrate-user. Your Hb1ac is 7.1 which is high. Your fasting blood sugar is also quite high. Considering your age it doesn't seem that it is maturity onset. I would suggest that you get a lipid profile too. You have to take medicines for a few Months and after that it can be stopped if your Hb1ac return s to normal and you are able to maintain your blood sugar level with diet control. I hope that answers your question. If you have any further questions please feel free to contact.
Hba1c is prevoius three months average sugar while fasting sugar is present day sugar.I would suggest a repeat hba1c and blood sugar fasting and 2 hrs post meals
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