Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Topic Guide
HbA1c Test (Hemoglobin A1c ): HbA1c (hemoglobin A1c) is a test used at times to monitor blood glucose in people with diabetes. HbA1c is a long-term indicator of blood glucose control; it also monitors the effects of diet, exercise, and drug therapy on the patient's blood glucose. HbA1c cannot be used to monitor day-to-day blood glucose levels.
Diabetes: Caring for Your Diabetes at Special Times Be prepared to manage your diabetes, and control blood sugar and symptoms when you're sick, when you're at work or school, when traveling, during pregnancy, or during an emergency or natural disaster.
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