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Diabetes

Question
Posted by: | 2020/02/29

Q.

HBA1C and Family History of Diabetes

A boy age 31 and currently had hba1c 5.5% (less than 5.7 i.e prediabetes start) , all other tests like lipid profile are perrfectly normal BMI is 22. His father has diabetes but he got at the age of 50. How frequently he should hba1c, or he do not need to ?

Expert's Reply

A.

Diabetes expert
- 2020/03/02

Hi

Besides for the family history, he doesn't have any other high risk features, and therefore he can retest in another 3 years

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