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Type 1: What are your HbA1c test results?

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

  1. ConradJ

    ConradJ Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    To stop us hijacking this thread, I'll PM you, just to say publically that your situation and endeavours are similar to what I went through and did around 8 years ago - so much so it sends shivers done my spine thinking about it! :nailbiting:
     
  2. andy_ll55

    andy_ll55 Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi - am newbie. Only diagnosed with diabetes 6weeks ago after routine blood and urine tests after serious weight loss over 2 years from 94kg to 70kg. Had reading of 148 which both Dr and specialist were v impressed with !!!! Am now injecting 4 times a day and getting some control. Blood sugar was routinely HI (over 35) but now i have got it down to range of 6-20 over course of day

    Pretty scared still
     
  3. LucySW

    LucySW Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Andy.

    Don't be scared - read everything, esp Gary Scheiner Think like a pancreas and the Dr Bernstein Diabetes Solution http://www.diabetes-book.com/

    Think about low carb, ie LCHF. It's the best way to get flat and low blood sugars. This source - http://www.phlaunt.com/diabetes/sp3index.php - is reliable and helpful.

    So reAd, and plan your line of attack. Good luck.
     
  4. Brownie1993

    Brownie1993 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    How do you get tested for HbA1c?
     
  5. alexwilko99

    alexwilko99 Type 1 · Active Member

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    5% only been diagnosed for 9 months now and my meter numbers have been slowly creeping up, have a check up on the 21st so we will see!
     
  6. amar1921

    amar1921 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My newest result (today) is 5,5 % ! I am so happy,because when I was diagnosed in May it was 14,6 % , then in August 6,9 %, in October 6,1 % and now I have the best result so far !
     
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  7. Clivethedrive

    Clivethedrive Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done amar1921, you must be happy with all your hard work ::))
     
  8. Millie V

    Millie V · Newbie

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    I have battled with my HbA1c level for far too long, I have had rare moments when my reading have been 7.5 my best ever being 7.0, but I'm afraid that's a long time ago and I continue to try to improve it. My HbA1c remains approximately 8.5 or 8.4 currently and yes I would concur that I'd give my eye teeth to get a reading of 7.0 let alone 5.5. Don't beat yourself up if you have got an extra .3 on a HbA1c result that remains within 5%. The time to get a little concerned is when it gets to the high 7% reading. You've got a long way to go before it'll get to that.

    P.S. What is your secret? I'm literally dying to know?
     
  9. tonal

    tonal Type 2 · Active Member

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    Also had D2 for 21 years had my 3monthly last week, 6.2 , best yet, been low carbing for four months now so shall try and keep going, only lost 1.7 kilos though
     
  10. Vern

    Vern Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Mine is now 4.24 %. This is the lowest it has ever been and this is due to the LCHF Lifestyle I have lived for the past 24 months.
     
  11. mojo37

    mojo37 · Guest

    My Hbac1 was 61 in June of last year when I was diagnosed as being diabetic .I'm not sure what that % is I think its in the region of 8% if anyone knows maybe they can enlighten me :)
     
  12. Seriously_Sax1989

    Seriously_Sax1989 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Had mine done today. So hopefully I'll find out the results soon. Does anyone else have trouble actually having the blood taken? The nurse had 3 attempts on me today and eventually got it from just above my wrist and even then it was only a small amount so might not be enough to test with!
     
  13. Mike d

    Mike d Type 2 · Expert

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    7.7 according to my charts :)
     
  14. HelenLouise

    HelenLouise · Member

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    Had mine a few days ago.. It was 6.4% or 46.4 .. So happy. Have had my pump for just under 3 months. I was 7.8% ish before pump and that was a good result for me! Yay. :)
     
  15. Brownie1993

    Brownie1993 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just had mine back... 6.5 (or 48) which I'm delighted with, considering it's only been 7 months since diagnosis! It would have been even lower too if Christmas was taken out of the equation.
     
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    skljonco Type 1 · Newbie

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    My last HbA1c is 7,8.Im so happy because my previous was 9%.I had a problem during the whole last year.
     
  17. Seriously_Sax1989

    Seriously_Sax1989 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just had results back and end of last year I was 95, now I'm at 72 so improvement is happening :D no idea what it is in mmol, think the 95 is 11.0 mmol but no idea really :)
     
  18. robert72

    robert72 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    72 is 8.7% - Good improvement - well done
     
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    Totto Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just got the result from last week.... and it is down to something as unbelievable as 33!
     
  20. Clivethedrive

    Clivethedrive Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Wow you must be soooooooo happy well done.....now keep it up::))
     
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