Studies have shown that the HbA1c levels in early pregnancy are lower when compared to non pregnant women
Even at 6 weeks?
Yes even at 6 weeks though the effect may be less
So can I not rely on the result?
Main thing to consider here is that your levels are well below the acceptable range
and you can rely on the test
I also did tests on home glucose monitor and levels were normal
Can I be confident I am okay?
Yes you can be confident that you are okay.
I got a fasting glucose at the doctor of 5.5 mmol/l (99)
Which I know is borderline
So I was worried
That is normal
But I think it was because I was scared at the doctor and it increased by blood sugar, as my level at home was 4.2mmol
I presume blood glucose meters for home use are reliable enough?
Well, I know 5.5 is normal, but from 5.6 is prediabetes
I didn't like being on the edge
Yes stress can cause the blood sugar levels to rise
I would suggest that you do not get unduly worried about this.Nothing suggests that you have diabetes
I got started on this because I had oral thrush
I wondered if diabetes caused it
Oral thrush can occur without diabetes.
You have had tests for diabetes and these do not say that you have diabetes
Even with the pregnancy lowering the result, you think it's okay because it's well below 42 or 48 mmol?
At 6 weeks the lowering effect of pregnancy would be minimal and your results are very much within normal range and that is why I am saying that you need not get unduly worried