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Which test should be treated as reliable test to confirm diabetes. Hba1c or gtt. My hba1c shows I am prediabetes (6.1) and gtt shows I am diabetic .240 after 1 hour and same 240 after 2 hours of 75gm of glucose intake.

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The a1c test can be used to diagnose type 2 diabetes and prediabetes. The a1c test is also the primary test used for diabetes management. An a1c test is a blood test that reflects your average blood glucose levels over the past 3 months. Lets have a detailed discussion for better advice and medication plan.