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Is it normal to have normal glucose levels while having a high hemoglobin A1c level?
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In brief: Different
Pretend a glucose level is like taking a snapshot in one point in time.
The hemoglobin A1c is like viewing a movie over time. So you could have high glucose over time and have one reading, ie the glucose that is normal.

In brief: Different
Pretend a glucose level is like taking a snapshot in one point in time.
The hemoglobin A1c is like viewing a movie over time. So you could have high glucose over time and have one reading, ie the glucose that is normal.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: It could happen
High A1c means you have a high average bs over the last 2-3 months.
If you checked bs at the wrong tme, sometimes you will get a normal bs number. The more bs you check, the less likely you will find a normal bs with a high a1c.

In brief: It could happen
High A1c means you have a high average bs over the last 2-3 months.
If you checked bs at the wrong tme, sometimes you will get a normal bs number. The more bs you check, the less likely you will find a normal bs with a high a1c.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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