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HbA1c numbers

Discussion in 'Low-carb Diet Forum' started by ExD, Sep 12, 2016.

  1. ExD

    ExD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Is an HbA1c reading of 44 good or bad?
     
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    75Bedford Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Its within the pre diabetes range which is 40 -48.
     
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  3. Daks

    Daks Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Assuming your units are mmol/mol it's not bad, it falls in the pre diabetic range, you could likely quite comfortably move that into non diabetic range on your next HBA1C.
     
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    Freema Type 2 · Expert

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  5. ExD

    ExD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I thought it was pretty good too - so why the lecture from GP about cutting down on fats I wonder? What happened to stick and carrot with the emphasis on carrot?
    Do GPs get paid extra for every diabetic on their books?
     
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  6. Brunneria

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    Yes, they do.

    http://qof.hscic.gov.uk/

    http://www.drbriffa.com/2009/03/13/...regarding-diabetes-doing-more-harm-than-good/

    http://uk.businessinsider.com/what-drugs-are-doctors-paid-the-most-to-promote-2015-1?r=US&IR=T

    http://www.express.co.uk/life-style...octors-will-be-paid-to-dole-out-risky-statins
     
    #6 Brunneria, Sep 12, 2016 at 9:24 PM
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2016
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