I like the fact that my doctor's lab test results show my range and target ranges in the various components of the test. It's easier to read and interpret than just random numbers or vague "good" or "not good" results. The results are:
Glucose was 118 and should be 74-106 so it's high but not insanely high
Cholesterol should be 80-200 and I was 165 … HDL cholesterol was 53 and should be 40-60. LDL was 87 and should be under 130 so that's good news. Trigylcerides were 125 and should be under 150.
Finally my a1c was 6.5 with average of 140 mg/dll while the a1c targets were 3.6 to 6.8.
I guess the doctor is pleased with the results so I won't be going on meds at this time. He wants me to keep doing what I am doing because it's working. I must say that it's my morning readings that I should try to focus on which will bring down my fasting test reading and my overall a1c. Maybe I can ramp up the exercise a little and/or eat a little later at night.
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