Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Topic Guide

HbA1c Test (Hemoglobin A1c ) 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.

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