Should I be worried?

Posted , 3 users are following.

This discussion has been locked due to a period of inactivity. Start a new discussion

Hello everybody,

I've recently got a A1C test done because I've been having dry mouth issues and I wanted to see if it could be diabetes or not.

I got a 5.5, and i know that's considered normal, but should I be worried? It also said my mean blood glucose was 104.

about 3 months ago I had a non fasting test done and I got a 92. Just don't know if I should be worried or not.

0 likes, 6 replies

Report

6 Replies

  • Posted

    I do not see any reason to be worried. You do not have enough numbers to make a solid determination.  I wish my A1C was 5..5  last test I had was 6.4 down from 8.9. I take insulin and test three times a day.

    I do not have a clue what mean blood glucose is 

    My rule is,  "what you eat, when you eat and how much you eat." Stress can help move the numbers up

    Good that you are paying attention by the end of the year with 2 more A1C's  you should have a handle on what is going on. I would be deliriously happy  to get to 5.5 there is little chance for me to get bleow 6.0

    Report
    • Posted

      Okay, thank you.

      Was just a bit worried because I was looking online and people were saying 5.5 is a bit high.

      Report
    • Posted

      I also would die for an A1C of 5.5. NB stress drives my numbers DOWN not up, which latter I gather is the accepted wisdom.
      Report
  • Posted

    am I the only Type 1 person where stress seems to drive my numbers DOWN?! I wish it were not the case.

     

    Report

Join this discussion or start a new one?

New discussion

Report as inappropriate

Thanks for your help!

We want the forums to be a useful resource for our users but it is important to remember that the forums are not moderated or reviewed by doctors and so you should not rely on opinions or advice given by other users in respect of any healthcare matters. Always speak to your doctor before acting and in cases of emergency seek appropriate medical assistance immediately. Use of the forums is subject to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and steps will be taken to remove posts identified as being in breach of those terms.

newnav-down newnav-up