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.
Another cute acronym, NICE-SUGAR, is the acronym for "Normoglycemia in Intensive Care Evaluation-Survival Using Glucose Algorithm Regulation," a study that was just published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The authors looked at intensive versus conventional glucose control in critically ill patients in intensive care units…