On Tuesday I went to hospital for my glucose test. When I got there I had already been fasting for 12 hours. They drew blood for the first test to see what my blood sugar was after the fast. A reading of 9 or higher indicates that you are diabetic. My total came back as 5.
My grandfather called me with more bad news this morning. The doctor thinks he might be diabetic as well. He had a sugar reading of 11 this morning – your sugar is supposed to be around 5 or 6. He is going for a glucose tolerancy test tomorrow. His brother also had diabetes so it