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What is the normal hba1c range?

What is the normal hba1c range?

Below 5.7: Current guidelines suggest a hba1c of 6.5 or higher can be used to diagnose diabetes, and that levels of 5.7 to 6.4 can indicate "pre-diabetes". There is still some debate about whether using an A1c is the best way to look for diabetes. In general we identify and diagnose diabetes too late in our country and many times damage already exists when the diagnosis is first given. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz
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Hemoglobin A1c (Definition)

It helps determine the average blood sugar over a long period of time, about 2 or ...Read more


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Normal hba1c range ...... I have insulin pumb?

Less than 6.5: We aim to keep it less than 6.5. For mom diabetics I have seen between 4.5 to 5.5, but for diabetics i try to push them to maintain below 7, closer to 6.5, and accordingly adjust or titrate their diabetic medications. ...Read more

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HbA1C 5.4 (<5.5 normal). FBS 5.3 ( <6.0 normal) with last meal 14 hours before test. Family hx of diabetes. Is FBS too high? At risk range? Thnx.

HbA1C 5.4 (<5.5 normal). FBS 5.3 ( <6.0 normal) with last meal 14 hours before test. Family hx of diabetes. Is FBS too high? At risk range? Thnx.

Diabetes: Relax! There is no evidence, based on your numbers, that suggests you have diabetes. That said, with a family history of diabetes it would be wise to get advice from the family about the best foods and drinks for someone concerned about diabetes. ...Read more

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My sugar blood test =101 after 12 h fasting and the hba1c =5.3 , I am so much worry about this , should I be ? Labs says that normal range is 75-115 ?

Not to worry...: These values are within the expected range, so i see no need to worry about them. If you are concerned about possibly having diabetes, due to family history, then i would suggest you see your primary care physician to discuss these concerns. ...Read more

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What is a normal hba1c test?

What is a normal hba1c test?

Under 6: Most laboratories will list the normal range of hba1c as 4-5.9. If you have diabetes your doctor will probably try to get your hba1c below 6.5 - but if it can go lower that is good. ...Read more

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After how much time hba1c test should repeat? My last result was 5.8 is this normal

After how much time hba1c test should repeat? My last result was 5.8 is this normal

Every 3 months.: Half life of Hgb is 120 days. You may use fructosamine levels very 2-3 weeks. Specially if BS is high and toy want to know if the initial treatment is satisfactory ...Read more

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What is a normalh hba1c test in a person that is not diabetic?

HbA1c: It depends on lab normals. Mostly less than 6 percent. Now many define less than 5.7 percent as completely normal. ...Read more

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What does a normal hba1c result for a diabetic (i.E. 5-7) mean?

Good control: The goal is an a1c of less than 7 and that correlates to a 90 day average blood sugar of 150 or less. Recent studies indicated that an a1c of 6 was not better than 7 for preventing complications of diabetes but was associated with increased episodes of low blood sugar which can be dangerous. ...Read more

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What does an hba1c test result of borderline low range (4.5) mean?

Good for you: The ranges are set to include most but not all healthy folks. I would not be at all concerned -- in fact, as a lab physician / pathologist, i'd urge you simply to ignore any lab that's not clearly out of kilter unless there's a specific reason for concern. ...Read more

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My BP is normally 120/80, hba1c is 7, age 53. I take 5 mg ramipiril daily. For the last few hours my BP has been 160/105. No idea why!

My BP is normally 120/80, hba1c is 7, age 53. I take 5 mg ramipiril daily. For the last few hours my BP has been 160/105. No idea why!

Ideas?: Are you overweight? 40m americans are undiagnosed for obstructive sleep apnea, an often overlooked cause of both hypertension and type 2 diabetes. Get tested...Or find a doctor near your home that offers a home sleep testing assessment, such as the watchpat. ...Read more