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My A1c 10 and Blood Glucose 150, what does this mean?

My A1c 10 and Blood Glucose 150, what does this mean?

The A1c test measures the average glucose (blood sugar) in the blood by assessing the amount glycated hemoglobin. “Hemoglobin” is a protein fulfills red blood cells. When glucose enters the bloodstream, it binds to...

I keep getting mild abdomen pains, needing to urinate, and farting?

I keep getting mild abdomen pains, needing to urinate, and farting?

I keep getting mild pains in my abdomen, and keep needing to urine, also farting a lot whats wrong with me? I eat a lot of vegetables by the way, and i eat really...

High cortisol levels without symptoms, what does this means?

High cortisol levels without symptoms, what does this means?

I received my lab test results and show high cortisol levels and I have no symptoms like:moon face, truncal obesity, or odemaMy results are:Cortisol Am level=442 (normal up to 25)Cortisol PM level=256 (normal up...