Your A1C is determined by measuring the percentage of glycated hemoglobin, or HbA1c, in the blood and is used to give you a picture of your average blood glucose control for the past 2 to 3 months.
Does your hemoglobin A1c level not appear to agree with the average meter readings you get at home? You're not alone. There are numerous reasons your A1c might appear to be higher or lower than what you were expecting. The most common reason is related to the fact that your A1c reflects an average blood glucose (BG) level. You can have a lot…