A1C/HbA1C – what is it?

People with diabetes aim to reduce their time ‘out of range’ to a minimum.

The Hemoglobin A1c, HbA1c, A1C, or Hb1c is a average of your blood sugars for the part 30 days, and it gives a good indication of where your blood sugar spends the majority of its time.

Simply put, red blood cells have a lifespan of 30 days, and this test measures how much sugar gets stuck to them as they float around your body.

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