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What is A1C?

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

 

Going through some of the diabetes related websites, I keep on reading about A1C.  At first I thought that it was another name for the blood glucose results that you get from the blood monitor.  I was wrong.  The A1C Test (or A1c Hemoglobin test) shows how much glucose (sugar) is within a red blood cell.  Not only that, it allows you to see what the overall blood level has been during the past 120 day period (the life of a normal red blood cell). This result gives you and your doctor a real look at how you are doing over the long term.  From what I have read, this should allow you and your doctor to better treat you and will probably adjust medication based on the results.

 

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