For diabetes. Individuals may take the hemoglobin test to check if they have diabetes or not. People with diabetes may take the test to understand how well their condition is being controlled. The test gives you an idea of how high your sugar level been the past three months. If you feel the need to have the test, you may visit your doctor to determine if ordering the test is appropriate for you.
Sweetness . Aka hemoglobin a1c, is the most specific and sensitive test widely available to detect not only diabetes, but also how well or not controlled it is. There are other research level labs being looked at, a we are trying to figure out as early as possible who is pre diabetic, so we can aggressively go after your risks. Diet, exercise, are still the mainstay of treatment. Fda has not approved meds.