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Type 1: What are your HbA1c test results?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by 1974darrenh, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Moderator
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    54 in July - 54 today, it's not budging..
     
  2. neels

    neels Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    54 in October and 54 in March earlier this year at my hospital. My GP just told me yesterday that I was 58 (and that was taken only 2 weeks before the one done at the hospital in October!)
     
  3. birchy66

    birchy66 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just had my 6 monthly blood test and HbA1c was 52 or 6.9% which very pleased with. Cholesterol was 3.1.
     
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  4. pkinuk

    pkinuk Type 1 · Newbie

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    Had blood test recently, nurse said i was 5.4 down from 9.7. I tried to tell her that my iron levels are probably very low and that the specialist told me my iron levels need to be correct before i get true hb levels. She said no, so she must know more than the specialist. Been T1 for 1 year now. 62 yo. Confused
     
  5. mahola

    mahola Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine is 52, the girls is 51.
     
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    Chas C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    As expected mine rose from last years 7.1% (54) to 7.7%(60) - I must try harder (not to be tempted by work birthday goodies - it always seems to be some ones birthday every day!)
     
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    lcarter Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Not been here for a while & mine is 81 (9.6) it was 77 (9.2) in May...
     
  9. sophiebeal68

    sophiebeal68 Type 1 · Newbie

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    Newly diagnosed type 1.

    My first reading was 122, my most recent was 43. I thought that was good but the doctor has phoned today asking to meet because I’m to low? I’m very confused.
    I dropped below 4 often but the signs for me are so obvious, I know when to adjust. Maybe they are just checking that I can manage my lows? Going in to see the doc later.
     
  10. librarising

    librarising LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Many GPs will think that a nice low HbA1c for a T1D means that they are only achieving that with too many lows/hypos.
    When I got my first result after going on to insulin it was 38 and I fully expected a stern warning from my GP that it was too low.
    That never came. Perhaps by then he trusted me enough to know that I knew what I was doing.
    Congratulations on your 43 !
    Geoff
     
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  11. sophiebeal68

    sophiebeal68 Type 1 · Newbie

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    Thanks you Geoff
     
  12. Skim

    Skim Type 1 · Member

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    Mine is 40..

    Been fairly stable for the past couple of years since I started carb counting - I also use exactmeals.com - helps a lot

    See many people using different units.. there are handy unit conversion tools in the resources page on thehealthierdiabetic.com
     
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