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How is hba1c measured?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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In brief: Blood test

Hba1c is measured following a blood test and is used as a measure to assess whether the body is not processing blood glucose properly.
Thus elevation is found in diabetes mellitis this test is used to moniter effectiveness of diabetes therapy.

In brief: Blood test

Hba1c is measured following a blood test and is used as a measure to assess whether the body is not processing blood glucose properly.
Thus elevation is found in diabetes mellitis this test is used to moniter effectiveness of diabetes therapy.
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In brief: HbA1c

A hba1c test is a blood test that will show how well (or poorly) glucose control has been over the last few months.
It measures a special type of hemoglobin that forms as a result of high glucose levels.

In brief: HbA1c

A hba1c test is a blood test that will show how well (or poorly) glucose control has been over the last few months.
It measures a special type of hemoglobin that forms as a result of high glucose levels.
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