Or

Abnormal two-hour 75-g oral glucose tolerance test result, with glucose 200 mg/dL or higher at two hours

Any abnormal test result must be repeated on a subsequent occasion to establish the diagnosis

Classification of Metabolic Control in Patients with Diabetes

Test

Good

Acceptable

Action warranted

HbA1c (normal: less than 6 percent)

6 percent or less

7 percent or less

Greater than 8 percent

Blood pressure

Less than 130/80 mm Hg

Less than 130/85 mm Hg

Greater than 140/90 mm Hg

Triglycerides

Less than 150 mg/dL

Less than 200 mg/dL

Greater than 400 mg/dL

Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol

Less than 100 mg/dL

Less than 130 mg/dL

Greater than 130 mg/dL

Supplements For Diabetics

Supplements For Diabetics

All you need is a proper diet of fresh fruits and vegetables and get plenty of exercise and you'll be fine. Ever heard those words from your doctor? If that's all heshe recommends then you're missing out an important ingredient for health that he's not telling you. Fact is that you can adhere to the strictest diet, watch everything you eat and get the exercise of amarathon runner and still come down with diabetic complications. Diet, exercise and standard drug treatments simply aren't enough to help keep your diabetes under control.

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