... So a normal 5.5 AC1 doesn't necessarily mean that a flasting glucose test is not necessary. Both should be done to rule out possible insuline resistance? ... (6 replies)
... My AC1 test was 5.5 a few short months ago and 6.0 before that. Should I rely on this test ONLY or should I a 3HR glucose test be best? ... (6 replies)
... if before taking AC1 test one takes an usual normal walk for a mile, how much AC1 drop one could expect? ... (9 replies)
... Isn,t there a chance the Ac1 blood test were wrong? ... (7 replies)
... with this test you can have a more clear view of how your glucose have been on the last 3 months. ... (5 replies)
... as long as I can and if it does go up come down quicker. I am not told I am a diabetic because the glucose on fasting was in normal range the last time I had the test but the ac1 test showed i was becoming diabetic. ... (7 replies)
... I have not been told I am a diabetic. I have been told Ac1 test is showing prediabetic. That number was 6.1 doctor gave me choice of using meds or eating right. ... (7 replies)
... The a1c measures the % of hemoglobin molecules that have glucose attached to them. The new standards currently being implements are now saying that anything below 5.7% is considered "normal". 5.7 - 6.4 is considered "at higher risk of diabetes" formerly known as pre-diabetes or borderline. And anything above 6.5% is considered full blown diabetes. Lysine does not affect the... (3 replies)
... If your extra weight is mostly fat, then losing the extra fat is likely to help significantly (muscle weight is desirable, so try to exercise to preserve muscle while losing fat).
Consider tracking your waistline measured at the navel as well as your weight, since it more closely correlates with the abdominal fat that is associated with health problems and is less... (3 replies)
... lysine and I recall reading the AC1 test looks at sugar on lysine and another amino acid. ... (3 replies)
... My MD has diagnosed diabetes based on a fasting glucose value of 100 and AC1 of 6.4. ... (3 replies)
... Hello, In the 3 years I've been like this I've had 1 glucose tolerance test but it wasn't the 3 hr test. The 1 I did have I had issues with it but they said even with the issues i raised that my AC1 level of 5.9 shows that I am "normal'. ... (7 replies)
... Another thing is when I test should I only worry about doing it two hours afterward instead of one even though it spikes sometimes at one hour then goes down after two? ... (9 replies)
... This is most likely a wake up call. You need to keep track of your blood sugar for a few weeks to see what it is doing.
Test 2 hrs. after a meal. BS should drop back down close to normal by then.
Best to not eat too many sweets. Even a non-diabetic will spike after a high sugar load like a candy bar.
The bad thing is that with candy or other sugar laden foods it will... (9 replies)
... Yes, both A1c and a fasting glucose should be done. If both of those are in range, I see no reason to get a 3 hour test done. ... (6 replies)
... I had gestatinal diabietes with my 2 pregnancies and so I check my blood sugar often these days. My AC1 test was normal...5.5 and so my doctor doesn't feel I should do a 3 hour fasting this year. ... (5 replies)
... We had to go to Palm Springs today, so we stopped by Barnes and Noble and looked up the information on the A1c test I talked about. ... (9 replies)
... I did find in a technical book on blood testing techniques that did say that drastic changes in your lifestyle can show up on the A1c test in just 30 days. Bernstein also says this. I would guess that goes for both good changes and bad changes. ... (9 replies)
The A1c is not dependent on your current physical condition. Well, it actually could be dependent on many things. Diabetes is not the only thing that will effect the A1c. There are something like 6 or 7 different condtions or illnesses that can change your A1c results. Physical activity is not listed as one of them. You do not need to fast or refrain from... (9 replies)
... hat he should be careful as both his parents were diabetics...well lo and behold he started urinating excessively and was always thirsty. Went to the doc and his AC1 was 600. He gave up all sweets that day. His AC1 has been btwn 4 and 5 ever since. ... (9 replies)