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A1C and blood sugars

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The Hb A1c test tracks the amount of glucose that sticks to the hemoglobin in your blood. The glycosolated hemoglobin test happens every 90 to 120 days. Doctors use Hb A1c to see how well patients are taking care of their diabetes.

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Kelsey Bonilla, Health Guide, commented on Blood Sugar Trends Good question Gretchen!  I'm not sure but I'll look into it!

03/26/13

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Gretchen Becker, Health Guide, posted Visualizing the A1c Most of us have heard of the hemoglobin A1c test. That’s what measures our average blood…

03/20/13

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David Mendosa, Health Guide, commented on How Often to Check A1C All home tests aren't the same, just like all homes aren't the same. I haven't studied the other…

12/03/12

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Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro, posted Type 1 Diabetes, Pre-teens, and… In my efforts to find innovative and effective methods to improve pre-teen and…

10/09/12

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