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A1c 6.5 Average Blood Sugar

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Symptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring Of Diabetes

According to the latest American Heart Association's Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics, about 8 million people 18 years and older in the United States have type 2 diabetes and do not know it. Often type 1 diabetes remains undiagnosed until symptoms become severe and hospitalization is required. Left untreated, diabetes can cause a number of health complications. That's why it's so important to both know what warning signs to look for and to see a health care provider regularly for routine wellness screenings. Symptoms In incidences of prediabetes, there are no symptoms. People may not be aware that they have type 1 or type 2 diabetes because they have no symptoms or because the symptoms are so mild that they go unnoticed for quite some time. However, some individuals do experience warning signs, so it's important to be familiar with them. Prediabetes Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes No symptoms Increased or extreme thirst Increased thirst Increased appetite Increased appetite Increased fatigue Fatigue Increased or frequent urination Increased urination, especially at night Unusual weight loss Weight loss Blurred vision Blurred vision Fruity odor or breath Sores that do not heal In Continue reading >>

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  1. sierraflowr

    Here you go! gives the estimated blood sugar number for the A1C
    http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/...

  2. Caroltoo

    This formula estimates BG readings from A1c, not A1c from BGs as this question requests.

  3. sierraflowr

    um just reverse it! If your BGs are average at 140, your A1C would be about 6.5. But as stated previously it is JUST a baseline guideline.

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