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Posted by: yolandi | 2009/09/27

blood sugar

i had a blood sugar test this weekend my reading is currently 8.0
according to the nurse it' s not very good, i have to see a doctor,
please tell me what am i to expect of this, we don' t have any
diabetes in the family, i am a bit overweight and is 33 years old,
but my cholestrol is ok.

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Yolandi

Seeing that it is a single reading, you will need a glucose tolerance test and only after the results of this painless tests, a clear and definate diagnosis and prognosis can be given.

Weight loss and exercise are essential in conjunction with a healty diet, to control your blood sugar.

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