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Type 1: What are your HbA1c test results?

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

  1. DiabeticCat

    DiabeticCat Type 1 · Member

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    My latest Hb1ac was 6.6% which is 6 months after diagnoses :) Very proud of this as when I was diagnosed (and in ketoneacidosis) it was over what they could actually measure :sorry: and my test at 3 months was 10.1% so i'm happy to have gotten it down in the time I have! I also got told the 'optimal' is 6.5% - what are peoples thoughts on this?:)
     
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  2. Brownie1993

    Brownie1993 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    They say 6.5% or below is 'good control'. However a non-diabetics Hb1ac would not be this high, therefore whilst 6.5% is a good achievement for a diabetic (my previous result), for me it's not my optimal result. I want to be aiming for the 5%'s and get my levels as similar as a non-diabetic as I can.
     
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  3. B33

    B33 Type 1 · Member

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    Hey

    I was 16.1% when diagnosed at end of February. My first a1c result 6.4%! Well chuffed ☺️
     
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  4. fleurtess

    fleurtess Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    mine was 42 which I think is 7mmol and I really wanted to be lower than that. What is the ACR test mine was 3,5?
     
  5. fleurtess

    fleurtess Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine was 7mmol I was disappointed I wanted to be lower
     
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    Ledzeptt Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Hi @fleurtess,

    How did you convert 42 to 7mmol?

    My "score" was 47, so I'd be interested to learn the mmol equivalent if you or anyone else knows the equation.

    Do you just divide by 6? This would give me 7.83.
     
  7. fleurtess

    fleurtess Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I looked up the conversion on the Internet. I am aiming for it to be lower next time
     
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  8. fleurtess

    fleurtess Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine works out at 6%
     
  9. fleurtess

    fleurtess Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    47 gives you 7.7 or 6.5%
     
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  10. Matt J

    Matt J Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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  11. fleurtess

    fleurtess Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine was 42 which equates to 7mmol
     
  12. andy_ll55

    andy_ll55 Type 2 · Newbie

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    Dec 2014 = 148
    Mar 2015 = 70
    Jun 2015 = 48
    So going in right direction but apparently cholesterol is getting a little high now. I am still waiting for first appointment with dietician after 8 months and have stopped going to gym cos of fear of hypos
     
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  13. Mia_Malaney

    Mia_Malaney Type 1 · Member

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    Got my results yesterday. Down to 7.2 from 11.8. I am aiming to be below 6 but definitely on the right track and feeling like the hardwork is starting to pay off :)
     
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  14. ConradJ

    ConradJ Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Fantastic! Well done.
     
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  15. Emjay1581

    Emjay1581 Type 2 · Member

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    Got my results today, when diagnosed in mid April I was 99 = 15.1and today I am 68 = 7.9. Really happy with this but nurse isn't and is changing things around with prescription
     
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    claire_786 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine was 9.2% in November and now it's 7.6%... its hard work but worth it... having another blood test In a couple of weeks ..and my blood glucose levels are going good... and have to say I'm feeling really good about myself and my levels
     
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  17. Curly604

    Curly604 Type 1 · Active Member

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    First HbA1c test, three months after diagnosed, 46! Whoop!!!
     
  18. TyTy

    TyTy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I just had mine recently and it was 60
     
  19. ConradJ

    ConradJ Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It feels so good when you finally start to crack it - well done you!
     
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  20. Clivethedrive

    Clivethedrive Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    When i had my last test in june i was 5.3....... My doc said " ooo thats a bit low,we'll have to get it up a bit" to which i said" bye"
     
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