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HbA1c (glycated hemoglobin) Blood Test

hello today we will talk about hba1c

what is hba1c what does this test mean

how is it done why it is done and how to

interpret it about it some basic

information I shall give you what is

hba1c hba1c is the glycated hemoglobin

in normal circumstances hemoglobin

carries oxygen but in presence of excess

blood glucose for a long time this

hemoglobin becomes glycated what is HV

a1c test by this test we can measure the

amount of ligated hemoglobin in the

blood of the patient what does this test

mean by this test we can have an idea

about the sugar control of a patient

over past 2 to 3 months how is the

sample taken this is a blood test and

requires a blood sample which is usually

collected from arm of the patient is

there any special precaution that is

given before the test no special

precaution or instruction is given

before the test the sample can be given

at any time as per convenience of the

patient how are the results interpreted

for this test for normal people the

values of hba1c should be less than 6%

if the values are between 6 to 6.5 it

indicates a higher risk to develop

diabetes in future for diabetic patients

the values of hba1c should be maintained

at levels below 6.9 percent at levels

greater than 7 percent in a diabetic

patients indicate a higher risk to

develop complications like kidney

disease or nerve disorders etc

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