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Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

Hemoglobin A1c, HbA1c, diabetes blood glucose test, diabetes blood test, blood test for insulin levles, diabetic blood glucose test

Authors and Editors

Medical Author: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Medical Editor: William C. Shiel, Jr., MD, FACP, FACR


Last Editorial Review: 4/30/2008

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