My friend got sugar tested this year it was 111/141. Again after 1 week he got checked it is 82/101
and same period hba1c 6.4
one doctor told him he is diabetic and should start janumet medicine once in a day. And when he took second opinion other doctor told he is normal and do not need any medication only exercise. Pls suggest me should he start medicine for this report.
Mr. Lybrate-user, following are the criteria for deciding normal, pre-diabetes or diabetes.
1) normal: fbs 70 to 110 mg / 100 ml, pp <140 mg, hba1c% <5.9.
2) pre - diabetes fbs 108 to 125 mg, pp 141 to 199 mg, hba1c% 5.9 to 6.4 3) diabetes: fbs 126 mg and above, pp 200 mg and above, hba1c% 6.5 and above. I hope things are clear.
For pre diabetes exercise and diet is enough to control or prevent developing of diabetes. Thanks.
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