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I was recently told by my doctor that i have pre-diabetes.

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i was recently told by my doctor that i have pre-diabetes. with a fasting a1c of 5.8. that was a month ago and since then I've lost 14 pounds and working out regularly. Ive recenty notice a change in my skin. Seems to look flushed and feels really warm king of even has a tingling sensation in some areas too. I've had this issue on and off for the past 2 years, but recently seems to have gotten worse.I'm wondering if that something that is associated with being pre-diabetic?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
This is not a typical indication of pre diabetes, which has no symptoms.
I would have your doctor:
run thyroid studies
do all routine labs and urinalysis.
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