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Type 1: What are your HbA1c test results?

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

  1. the_anticarb

    the_anticarb · Well-Known Member

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    Re: What are your H test results?


    Thanks for telling me that James, here I was trying to prevent my complications getting any worse so that I do not go blind after getting severe retinopathy, and I thought I was doing well getting my A1c under 7, as the opthalmologist recommended, that has really cheered me up now.
     
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    the_anticarb · Well-Known Member

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    Now this is much better news. Although you probably wouldn't see much damage afer 9 years Sam, I think around 20 years is how long it can take on average, your colleague's story is probably more relevant.
     
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    mine was 7.1 two weeks later it was 6.9
     
  5. World Hereafter

    World Hereafter Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Many thanks for posting that link to the graph of hbA1C/risk of complications - very interesting and was something I've been wondering about.

    My HbA1C at diagnosis was 8.4% (Nov 2012), 3 month check was 7.0 -thanks to the great info/low carb stuff on this forum!
     
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    SamJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    No probs, glad people find it useful!
     
  7. Fcooper

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    My last HbA1c was 11% back in October last year.

    The doctor said it was very poorly controlled and that I can't keep living like this, so have now started I try and control my diabetes a lot better.

    I'm going to have another test soon and see if it has got better, I hope it has! I'll let you all know


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  8. michael_n

    michael_n Type 1 · Member

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    My latest HbA1c was 6.2 and I'm pretty content with it, since my previous two were both 6.4. New goal is below 6.
     
  9. samantha13

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    One month after diagnoses mine was 8.6. Now after almost 3years of denial and abusing my body my hba1c is 9.4

    But in the last couple weeks I have made big changes! Have finally accepted my condition. Am testing frequently and working with my diabetes instead of against it. Now have reduced my carbs and exercises quite a bit. Determined my next hba1c will be much improved :)


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  10. doc7576

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    I found out last week that mine was 14.1 when I was diagnosed in January (DKA). Hopefully the next one will show some improvement.
     
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    I have never been good with mine, i think it was 12 the last time i was there...
     
  12. Lyndesay

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    Mine have always been 9 or over for a number of years, started insulin pump therapy 2 months ago and it is now 8. Fingers crossed it will be down more in a few weeks time.

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  13. davelofty77

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    I was diagnosed back in November 2012 and my HbAc1 was 120. I'm not sure how this was measured, but I have had another test done and it is reduced to 80. I was told by my consultant and diabetic nurse that it should be around the 40 mark. At least it's going in the right direction. Still a bit to go.
     
  14. nemerem elizabeth

    nemerem elizabeth · Newbie

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    i dt even kw wat dis HbA 1c is pls some1 shid expalin for me, i tink i work wit mmol for my blood
    sugar. Hw important is d test
     
  15. AndyVoakes

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    Mine was 7.5 which I was happy with. As it had been higher then that the last time I was tested.
     
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    My latest from my consultant said was 10.8 but went to the doctors for something and was told it had gone down to 8.8


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    I'm feeling rather smug at the moment. In November my HbA1c was 11.4, in July, 14.7. Last week, due to weight loss and a change of meds, I've got 6.2. The DSN tells me that that's out of the diabetic range, which starts at 6.4/6.5. I'm aalso beginning to get feeling back in my toes - in effect, my T2 diabetes is on the run! :thumbup:
     
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    My latest was 4.0 % Sounds good, and my dr. said drop the metformin ( Glucofarge 750 ) However my FBS has been over 7 sometimes with the Glucofarge. I am totally confused by the numbers, they seem to be in conflict with each other. I have some Glocofarge left so for now I am continuing to take them.
     
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    Hello, I've not been playing at this diabetes lark long (diagnosed on 4th Jan this year) but started at 14.5 (135) start of Feb I went back for a clinic and was 10.1 (87) and went back yesterday and have managed to achieve 68 (8.4) so fairly happy with myself and just need to keep on going :) and going etc!
     
  20. jmorell1989

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    Was 12.7 on the 29th of december. A low carb diet and 2 and a half stone weight loss ive got it down to 5.6 on bisit to the docter last friday! Hard work and low carbs does pay off

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