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Aerobic Exercise Lowers Hemoglobin A1c
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Diabetes: As a diabetic, your a1c reflects the control of your sugar levels over the long term. Weight management, low carb diet, regular aerobic exercise are all lifestyle issues which help control sugar. Medications to control your diabetes will also assist in reaching the ideal a1c. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have cad, do you need statin if lipid is very well controlled with diet and exercise. My tc 93 tg 96 LDL 42 HDL 41& hemoglobin A1c 4.6. ?
Good question: Answers to these questions come from large population studies. Several have shown benefit from statins when there is known CAD even with "normal" cholesterol. The assumption is that even with normal chol level, there is something wrong with the composition, or else it wouldn't deposit in the arteries. There is no way to study an individual, only large populations. May consider low dose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is hemoglobin A1c of 5.5 of concern? Doc says I should be between 4.0-4.9. I eat healthy(no refined sugar/carbs) heard cinnamon can lower it?
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 not to be necessary to fast prior to the test. However, the best way to answer this question is to call the lab where you go to have the blood drawn and ask them directly whether you need to fast for the test. ...Read more
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 molecules in the blood. Sugar in your blood binds to the hemoglobin of the red blood cell and stays there throughout the cell's lifetime (120 days). At high levels of blood sugar, more reacts w/ the hemoglobin, causing an elevated hemoglobin a1c. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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