I was diagnosed a few months ago and my previous A1c was 6%. Today, I went to get the results for my A1c and it went down to 5.2%! Of course, I am happy about this, and my doctor seems to be very satisfied with it too. However, my fasting glucose is still between 95-116, never below that. My levels 2 hours after eating are usually between 125-145...I even had a few 160's and even two 180's. I am very worried about this because I understand that every time our blood glucose is above 120 our eyes, hearh, kidneys, and other organs get damaged. I asked this to my doctor and he said that this is not true, that what matters is the average (A1c) and not the spikes. I told them that I am concerned because it usually takes 3 hours for my glucose to go below 140 after eating and that adds to 9 hours per day if I count my 3 meals. My doctor still thinks that there is no danger of having even 160-180 levels sometimes, as long as my A1c is low...I want to believe my doctor, but I also want the best for my health, I want to postpone complications for as long as I can and I want the best medical approach. What do you think? What is your doctor telling you about this? I would like to know if your doctors think the same way as mine about this. Thanks for your help and support friends.
FORGOT TO ADD: I am Type II and not taking medications, just diet and exercise. I don't go low on my glucose, just high...my lowest is in the 90's. Thanks again