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Why do I need to know my hemoglobin a1c?

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Dr. Damien Luviano
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Risk increase

When the hga1c as it is commonly called, becomes uncontrolled (higher than 7.
0%) the rate of retinopathy increases. The duration of uncontrol and level of uncontrol both play a factor.

In brief: Risk increase

When the hga1c as it is commonly called, becomes uncontrolled (higher than 7.
0%) the rate of retinopathy increases. The duration of uncontrol and level of uncontrol both play a factor.
Dr. Damien Luviano
Dr. Damien Luviano
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In brief: Hgb A1c

Tells you how well your diabetic control is.
If it's too high then there needs to be some adjustments in your therapy.

In brief: Hgb A1c

Tells you how well your diabetic control is.
If it's too high then there needs to be some adjustments in your therapy.
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
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