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Hi This is from the Mayo Clinic. For someone who doesn't have diabetes, a normal A1C level can range from 4.5 to 6 percent. Someone who's had...
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The A1C test is based on the attachment of glucose to hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen. In the body, red blood cells...
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Good question! You're smart to think about your blood sugar before it gets out of control.As you probably know, the hemoglobin A1C test measures...
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People will have different A1C targets depending on their diabetes history and their general health. People should discuss their A1C target with...
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Health care providers can use the A1C test to monitor blood glucose levels in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. The A1C test is not used to...
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The A1C test is a blood test that provides information about a person’s average levels of blood glucose, also called blood sugar, over the past 3...
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Based on a set of criteria, a HgA1c level between 5.7 and 6.4% is prediabetes. This means that there is an increased risk for...
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Based on your HgA1c you are at an increased risk for developing diabetes and should be screened regularly. People at an increased...
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... The standard guidelines state clinicians should work closely with patients to do what it takes to keep the A1c at 7.0 or less. It is not good...
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Large changes in a person’s blood glucose levels over the past month will show up in their A1C test result, but the A1C does not show sudden...
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Based on a set of criteria, a HgA1c level between 5.7-6.4% is prediabetes. This means that there's an increased risk for developing overt...
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Yes. In some people, a blood glucose test may indicate a diagnosis of diabetes while an A1C test does not. The reverse can also occur—an A1C test may...
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ABSOLUTELY.....................MY DOCTOR INSISTS AND PEOPLE I KNOW SAY THE SAME.
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No...not all admissions. If the person is diabetic, they will check the A1C.