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What's the relationship between sugar in the blood and hemoglobin?
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Dr. Walid Harb
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In brief: Hemoglobin A1c test
Sugar coats everything in the blood including hemoglobin in red cells.
Since hemoglobin circulates for 3 months before its destruction, we take advantage of that fact to measure hemoglobin A1c to tell average sugar levels over 3 months.

In brief: Hemoglobin A1c test
Sugar coats everything in the blood including hemoglobin in red cells.
Since hemoglobin circulates for 3 months before its destruction, we take advantage of that fact to measure hemoglobin A1c to tell average sugar levels over 3 months.
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