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Please interpret my A1c Result!

Discussion in 'Type 2 Diabetes' started by Camilla, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. Camilla

    Camilla · Well-Known Member

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    Hi

    I have been given my result at 37.5mm per mole today - what does this mean please? The doctor says he is very impressed and pleased but I would like to know how this compares to a normal person. Please someone tell me.
     
  2. Yorksman

    Yorksman Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It is good yes, within the normal range for non diabetics.

    You can use this convertor:

    http://www.diabetes.co.uk/hba1c-units-converter.html

    37.5 mmol/mol is the same as 5.6%

    HBA1c is a sort of 12 weekly average and, is very roughly equivalent to an average of 6.3 mmol/L plasma glucose level.

    It's good, just keep it up.
     
  3. Camilla

    Camilla · Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    thanks very much. My A1c was 6.9 on diagnosis a while back. Then I struggled before realising how important low carb eating and exercise is. After much hard work I now have a good routine which is working.
     
  4. WhitbyJet

    WhitbyJet · Well-Known Member

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    Well done you :clap: :clap:
     
  5. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    nice job, well done, keep it up :)
     
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