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- Hemoglobin A1C 13%
- Fingerstick blood sugar 492
- Total Cholesterol 321
- Fruity breath
Hemoglobin A1C of 13% indicates that over the last 3 months the patient has been averaging a blood sugar of 326 mg/dL. A current blood sugar of 492 is concerning, but it is more indicative of the current issue and not necessarily reflective of this patient's overall control over their blood sugars recently. The cholesterol level is high, but not near as concerningly high as the Hemoglobing A1C. Fruity breath would be consistent with her clinical picture and not surprising.
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