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Type 1: What are your HbA1c test results?

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

  1. Lynne C J

    Lynne C J Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My last HbA1C was 42 which converts to 6.0, diabetic T1 for 40 years, good diet and exercise a lot, Pilates, some yoga and walking a lot, which knocks my BG down more than running does, hence the low result. Works for me and my Fitbit tells me I've walked the length of the Great Wall of China, 5,500 miles, in 22 months. Told you I exercise a lot but I'm retired so that helps!
     
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  2. CathP

    CathP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My 8 year old daughters was 35/5.4% last week. Same as 3 months ago but with fewer lows and smaller standard deviation. So all good.
     
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  3. Aginoth

    Aginoth Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi All

    Started on Libre 4 months ago. HbA1c has come down from mid 80's to 55mmol/ml as a result :)
     
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  4. teasytux

    teasytux Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hello Forum,

    I'm a Type 1, 46 years so far as & diagnosed 1972. My Hba1c this month was 6.1. Just seen my consultant & he was unimpressed with that & said it's too low, near non Diabetic & raise level to 6.5 to 7. Ouch, I thought..that's me told. My Hba1c is usually around mid 6's. I've been using an insulin pump about 10 years & the Libre just over a year. I've complications... neuropathy, a childhood of blood sugar that misbehaved all the time!

    Best wishes to all
    Tux
     
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  5. Wurst

    Wurst Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    4.7 % after spending the last 3 months in and out of hospitals and largely lying on my back unable to exercise and zero hypos. Looks like I don’t need to exercise at all to achieve tight control:-(
     
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  6. WJP1055

    WJP1055 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Had my annual visit to see the local Consultant this week! She advised me that my HBA1C was 47 - best result ever as I usually come in around 51 - 53. In fact, I think the low carb regime has significantly contributed to this result. Now I have to maintain it! Happy days.
     
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  7. MarkHaZ123

    MarkHaZ123 · Well-Known Member

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    I was been treated for type 2 for a year before finally going onto insulin as a type 1 when I felt horrendous.
    My hba1c was 78 or 9.3 going by how you guys say it.
    In a year I went from 48 to 78. Before starting my insulin I was spending the day in the mid teens for blood sugars then high 20s on a night.

    Hopefully now I can bring that down especially after I've just done the Dafne course
     
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  8. Alternative Diabetic

    Alternative Diabetic Type 1 · Active Member

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    My recent was best ever in 26 years !! ... think they said 53 mmol/mol which converts to 7.0 % .... always been over 8 %sometimes 9 % even reached 10 % but I went on a low carb diet 8 months ago and turned it round reduced my insulin too ‍♂️ follow my blog and my journey www.alternativediabetic.com
     
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  9. localshop

    localshop · Well-Known Member

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    38mmol/l, down from 43 last year. Diabetic since 1988. Hopefully my hypos will reduce next week when I've swapped my Levemir twice a day for Tresiba once a day.
     
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  10. DaLe-2020

    DaLe-2020 · Newbie

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    I don’t no how to convert it but I was diagnosed type 1 in March with a reading of 146 mmol (I think) which reduced to 76 mmol after using nova rapid and Lantus for 6 months still having glucose readings in the teens but there finally becoming stable in the single figures now I’m carb counting still learning it all as it come as a shock

    Well wishes to all
     
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  11. mrtn.pllr

    mrtn.pllr Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm newly diagnosed, two months ago. My HbA1c was 14,2%, when I was admitted to the hospital.
     
  12. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    Just got my most recent HbA1c...

    Covers exactly the time I’ve been on Clinical placement and doing shift work...

    37

    Up from 35, I’ll take that :D
     
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  13. arto9191

    arto9191 · Member

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    6.3 ! Diagnosed half a year ago with hba1c 18%

    I eat pizzas and other stuff many times per week. The key is to give yourself multiple incjections and figure out all by yourself.
    Even if I got sick and have high sugar with insuline shot and stationary bike, I can bring it back in 15 minutes of cardio!

    I am on pens insulatard and novorapid. Honeymoon period was there for 2 months after diagnosis.
     
  14. daemoncor

    daemoncor Type 1 · Member

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    Lowest A1c = 74
    Most recent was December 4th = 157 (I know, I know.)
     
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  15. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Take a look at my signature....you CAN do this
     
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  16. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    50 yesterday up a bit from 3 months ago BUT my DSN wanted it at 50 and she got her wish lol
     
  17. ArsenalCath

    ArsenalCath Type 1 · Member

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    When my glucose levels fall below 5 I actually feel ill and have been told by DVLA not to drive below five, and they are right. I also take a while to recover when levels go a bit low and also when they go high - but with high my balance is badly affected and I get rotten cramps in my legs. With low I go really shaky and disorientated. Not good if driving so I always check glucose before I set off.
     
  18. pinewood

    pinewood Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Recently had my highest ever (since post-diagnosis) of 6.5 (47).

    Honeymoon is definitely now over, 5 years in was a good run, now time to start being a bit stricter with myself!
     
  19. angela0703

    angela0703 Type 2 · Member

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    Hi, my latest hba1c test being a type 2 my blood sugar have been terrible to control only time ever been half decent were when I was rushing into ITU last year then another 2 times with anaemia, pneumonia, and at the moment it's a 16.8% which I think is bout 171
     
  20. angela0703

    angela0703 Type 2 · Member

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    Hi I started on libre sensor bout 6 months ago and it's such a godsend
     
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