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-- horse and a house -- -- time to bust a myth that.
This one is a no brainer you know if you think -- you may have diabetes you have a family history you're overweight you think you're dressed.
The obvious thing would appear to be together they fasting blood sugar fasting blood sugar.
That is OK but it's not the best way to do it.
Because we found out.
That getting a fasting blood sugar can be very very problematic and very a lot of variables if you have a cold -- -- Affected it depends on how the blood that was taken for you.
From -- was stored.
Was it -- right away but it kept -- room temperature where you exercising.
There are a lot of variables.
That can affect the reading of a fasting a single fasting blood sugar.
And I want to tell you now that most doctors now agree that the way to screen.
For the presence of diabetes is not with a fasting blood sugar but with a blood test called hemoglobin.
A one city.
Bad blood tests doesn't tell you the sugar reading at the moment it tells you watch -- sugar has been and believe it or not all over the past two or three months.
So if you have a high hemoglobin a one C chances are that you have had diabetes.
The usual numbers the upper limit should be really below six some people say seven.
But that is the best way to test for diabetes hemoglobin.
A one C you're worried about diabetes ask your doctor for that.
Test all right doc here's the good issue for us in the summer you know about gone out the sun and please use onscreen and we are -- But Megan -- doctor Rosenfeld.
Tanning and tanning salons.
She's her warnings about that but also wonders about the spray on tans which is something that's the -- You know this is very uninteresting.
You ask anybody about spray on -- you go out of the to the -- partner you don't sit under the Blanchard and think they spray this missed on you.
And it gives you a lovely tan and most people believe.
That this spray tanning as safe.
This stuff that they use is the same stuff that Dubai.
And put on yourself except that they do it and -- missed it's much more uniform it lasts for about a week.
And gives you a nice color if you're you're into that sort of thing.
I have to give you one warning.
The active ingredient in that spray.
It tanning was approved by the FDA for application by yourself.
When your face it I don't think was approved for spray tanning that they -- for you to remember is.
Although it's safer this skin may not be safe if you inhale it.
So if you go to a spray tanning parlor and are getting sprayed for a nice color like we have here from the from the make up room.
Make sure that your eyes are closed.
That Europe have clubs in your nose that your -- are protected that there's no way for that spray tan to get into your.
Into your respiratory system.
And I guess if you're doing yourself but there was that little the creams wouldn't be a problem no I put yourself -- you're not -- -- -- putting and understand it's the spray.
That we we have some concern about it being in jail.
-- well and otherwise it's safe thank goodness for the -- people --
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