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Re: [IP] Re: Type 2 Question



Whenever I hear someone tell me they are "borderline" diabetic, I ask if
they were ever "borderline" pregnant?
Vinny
----- Original Message -----
From: "Donna Gardner" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2001 9:58 AM
Subject: [IP] Re: Type 2 Question


> >Several months ago my mom had blood work done and her fasting glucose
level
> >was 130. At that point her pcp told her they'd try to lower it by
> >diet/exercise. At last week's office visit her fasting glucose level was
128
> >so her doc put her on Glucophage.
> >Mom said she doesn't have diabetes yet; her doctor is just using the meds
to
> >bring her glucose levels down.
>
> Linda-
>
> Your mother DOES have diabetes. You are correct. A fasting blood glucose
> greater than equal to 126 means you have diabetes.
>
> Here is a good link to show your mom. It shows the diagnostic criteria for
> diabetes:
> http://www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/d_0n_010.htm
>
> Donna
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