My HbA1c Result is in . . .

My HbA1c Result is in . . .

If you have diabetes you almost certainly know what this test refers to. If not . . .

It refers to a Haemoglobin A1c test. This is THE gold standard test they use at the Hospital when you have diabetes. You will be regularly punctured and blood removed (damn Vampires!) for this test.

An HbA1c measures the percentage of haemoglobin in the blood which has glucose attached to it. This gives an indication of what average blood sugar levels have been for around 120 days prior.

It is usually carried out on People with Diabetes (PWD) prior to . . .

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