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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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  In the July 2014 issue of Diabetes Care, written by Chiang, Kirkman, Laffel, and Peters, (Diabetes Care 2014; 37:2034–2054 | DOI: 10.2337/dc14-1140), new guidelines were provided for hemoglobin (hb) A1c. No longer are A1cs stratified by different age groups. Rather, new guidelines have been developed according to recent…

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Cosperus, Community Member, commented on Hemoglobin A1c Guidelines: Latest… Does anyone know the +/- accuracy of the A1C laboratory test as performed by a…

10/21/14

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Skeptic59, Community Member, commented on Sugar Mountain: Why it's Difficult to… No matter how hard you work, no matter how much weight you lose, or how…

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David Mendosa, Health Guide, commented on How Often Should People with Diabetes… You are so right that checking our A1C motivates us to do better, Brent.…

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tmok352, Community Member, commented on Easy and Accurate Diabetes Monitoring… I'm so pleased that this is now available. We should be able to better…

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