-Glucose- Fasting Glucose: ~85 HbA1C: 5.1-5.6 (depends on lab) -Regular Lipid Test- TC: 240 HDL: 95 LDL Calculated:130 TG: 75 -Specifics- Apolipoprotein A1: 220 (94-176) Apolipoprotein... (more)
What about the Lp(a)? I've read some sources that say it should be below 10 and some sources that say it should be below 30. The sources that say below 30 point to the fact that the statistical inflection point in CVD risk occurs at or after 30.... (more)
I recently had my HbA1c tested (which indicates your average blood sugar level during the past 3 months). I was surprised to see that mine wasn't lower, although I am very strict and avoid any sugar, flour, starchy tubers etc. etc. etc. It was... (more)
Just got my first set bloodwork done and need some advice! Low TG but LDLs on the high side (didn't get to do VAP). What shocked me was my high A1C score - it screams pre-diabetics, doesn't it? BTW I'm 24, asian female, and have been on paleo... (more)
As a type one diabetic myself I have a goal of getting my glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) under 5.0. I'm curious if any other diabetics have accomplished such a feat? Pre-paleo I was hovering around 7.0. After 8 weeks of paleo and tighter control of... (more)
After following a low carb diet for 2 years, my HbA1c was 5.7%. Then I decided to try out nutritional ketosis, and when I checked my HbA1c after 72 days of being in ketosis the majority of the time (documented by blood ketones)... if found that... (more)
Your hba1c looks fine if not great. So why ate you chasing numbers to begin with? And RBC lifespan is not significantly affected by glycosylation so I don't think your hypothesis is correct...the fact that RBC lifespan is relatively stable in most... (more)
Iam 42yrsold male my recent Hba1c is 7.6% my company is asking me to reduce it to normal within 20 days with medicine , if i take medicine my daily sugar goes to hypo what is the best medicine. cyril
Hi All, Because the amount of AGE is proportional to serum glucose, and those on prolonged 'low-carb' diets experience some insulin resistance, shouldn't one worry about increased AGE's, like HbA1c, on a low-carb Paleo diet? Although weight... (more)
Just got some fasting labs back. My fasting bg and insulin were way too high a month ago so we retested to make sure I don't have "pre-diabetic" condition, and/or Insulin Resistance, and/or Leptin resistance There's improvement in glucose and... (more)
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