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why is my a1c high?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Diabetes mellitus: The commonest cause of elevated a1c is diabetes mellitus. A few variant hemoglobin types may cause spuriously high a1c.
Answered on Nov 28, 2013
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
High A1C.: A high HgbA1C means your blood sugars are not under control in the long term if you have diabetes, or means you are at increased risk for developing diabetes if you don't have it currently.
Answered on Dec 9, 2015

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