Understanding Your Test Results
Use the following chart to help understand how your test results can be interpreted as ideal, pre-diabetes, or diabetes.
|Fasting Blood Glucose||Oral Glucose Tolerance Test||Random Blood Sugar||A1C|
|Description||Test of sugar levels at least 8 hours without food||Test of sugar 2 hours after a glucose drink||Taken any time of day without fasting||Average level of blood sugar over past 2-3 months
|Ideal Result||Less than 100mg/dl||Less than 140 mg/dl||Less than 140 (even after eating a large meal)||Less than 5.7%|
|Pre-diabetes||100-125mg/dl||140-199mg/dl||140-200||5.7% to 6.4%
|Diabetes||126mg/dl and greater||200 mg/dl and greater||200 or greater||6.5% or more|