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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not worrisome: from a prediabetes perspective. This is still a normal hgba1c. I wouldn't be that concerned about prediabetes/diabetes presently.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Best idea : Forget cinnamon and any other magic food. Eat sensibly. Your health will be greatly improved by getting back to some intense physical conditioning lik ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience in Sports Medicine
Average blood sugar: Hemoglobin A1c is a measure of the percentage of red blood cells permanently bound to glucose. Normally about 5% of our red cells are glycosolated. If ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience in Pathology
Hemoglobin A1C: This is a rough estimate of average blood sugar control over a three month period, more accurate than a single fasting blood glucose (sugar) level. I ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
44 years experience in Endocrinology
Average glucose: The hba1c reflects that average blood glucose over the preceding three months.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Short answer: The test measures indirectly measures glucose control over the preceding 6-8 weeks. It does not measure sugar directly; therefore i would believe it n ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damien Luviano
17 years experience in Ophthalmology
Risk increase: When the hga1c as it is commonly called, becomes uncontrolled (higher than 7.0%) the rate of retinopathy increases. The duration of uncontrol and leve ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scofield
32 years experience in Diabetology
Improve blood sugar: The way to improve your hga1c is to improve your average blood sugar. Work to keep your fasting blood sugars near normal and watch your diet carefull ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brittany Chan
9 years experience in Pediatrics
Poor sugar control: Hemoglobin A1c measures average blood sugar over approximately the past 3 months. It is the measure of how much hemoglobin is attached to sugar molecu ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Diabetes uncontrolle: Hba1c below 6 is safe for dm. Above 6 , it shows inadequately controlled dm and you need to get your pcp/endocrinologist follwing you . From your side ... Read More
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