What is HbA1c (Glycosylated Hemoglobin) Test | 1mg
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HbA1c test is also known as glycosylated hemoglobin test. Glycosylated hemoglobin refers to hemoglobin which is bound with glucose. The test is done to check the levels of red blood cells – glycosylated hemoglobin in the body; It reflects the average blood glucose levels throughout for two to three months.
Why is the HbA1c test done?
The HbA1c test is done to:-
Screen for diabetes mellitus as a part of regular health checkup, in patients with high risk of developing diabetes.
Diagnose and confirm diabetes in combination with other tests if blood sugar levels are high over a long period.
Monitor the efficacy of the treatment of diabetes by measuring it on regular intervals.
How is the HbA1c test done?
HbA1c test is done on a blood sample
A syringe attached to a fine needle is used to withdraw the blood from a vein of your arm.
What does the result of HbA1c mean?
Less than 5.7% HbA1c indicates normal levels of blood sugar
Increased risk of developing diabetes is found in prediabetic patients with blood sugar level between 5.7% to 6.4%
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