HbA1c or otherwise called hemoglobin A1c test or glycated hemoglobin test is a test to determine your average blood sugar over the past 2 to 3 months. This test detects the amount of glucose bound hemoglobin in your blood. The normal range of HbA1c is 4 to 5.6 %.

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I have stopped diabetes medicines for six months but HbA1c is 7.4 now. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, My serum creatinine is 1.88 and triglycerides serum 454, I am diabetic my HbA1c is 7.4 but I have stopped the medicine for six months and following a strict diet and exercise. Please suggest.  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How many years of diabetes? Any ongoing kidney issue? With creatinine 1.88, you need to revise your diabetic medicines and make sure that it does not lead to an advanced level of kidney issues like diabetic nephrology. If you are not on medicine than you need to restar...  Read Full »

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