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Type 1: What are your HbA1c test results?

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

  1. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My HbA1c on diagnosis was 119 in 6 months got it to 39

    Now it's 48 so I'm clearly doing something wrong or perhaps it's complacency
     
  2. kenanivedi

    kenanivedi · Newbie

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    6.7 now
     
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  3. neels

    neels Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Had hospital appt yesterday and HbA1c was 47 (down from 64 about 6 months ago)
     
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  4. Shellback

    Shellback Type 1 · Active Member

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    36 now down from 115 on diagnosis in February.
     
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  5. KC67

    KC67 Type 1 · Member

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    On diagnosis in April this year I was 122 but with insulin and careful food choices have got it down to 55. I would like it to be lower but my DN thinks 55 is ok - I think she wants me to avoid hypos to bring it down any lower.
     
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    Gavlaaa91 · Newbie

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    Just got mine back yesterday and read 84. Way too high, I’m struggling to keep my sugars down
     
  7. James_Donnelly

    James_Donnelly · Well-Known Member

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    I haven't had my blood taken for a few months now so not sure what it would be at. However, I measure 5-7 times a day, and just checked my machine and it says my 30 day average is 6.1mmol/l so what would that work out as over a 3 month period in terms of the HbA1c. I think I was 55 last time which was in like June. I want to get it under 45 so would that get me under 45 if it was a 3 month average?
     
  8. WoodWarbler

    WoodWarbler Type 1 · Newbie

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    Diagnosed in 2005 and have ranged from 73 to 61 since then, this year I started a low carb diet and am now down to 47.
     
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  9. Sweetheart66

    Sweetheart66 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    43 thanks to the Medtronic 640g and lots of finger pricking!
     
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  10. becca59

    becca59 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Got latest results last week. 47 down 2. Thanks to Libre and lowish carbs.
     
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  11. dmacdonald

    dmacdonald Type 1 · Member

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    Got my results, 6.3 today! As a teenager I find it very hard to maintain my blood sugars well but this was great news for me! :)
     
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  12. Usmaan935

    Usmaan935 LADA · Member

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    Hba1c 112 any tips to keep it low or what to avoid please
     
  13. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    What sort of insulin regime and food do you have? Tagging @DCUKMod as it might be worth setting your question as a new thread x
     
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  14. ajnjie

    ajnjie Type 1 · Newbie

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    It is measured both was DCCT which is the old way and my percentage or IFCC which is mmol/mol mine was 5.83% converted means 40.2 mmol/mol!!! Thats from 12.3% converted 111 mmol/mol in April!
     
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    ajnjie Type 1 · Newbie

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    5.83% converted 40.2mmol/mol
     
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  16. NARCO515

    NARCO515 Type 1 · Newbie

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    When I was diagnosed on 29/2/2016 it was 111 and on Tuesday nurse told me my latest reading was 41 and advised me not to let it go lower for fear of hypo risks.
     
  17. Wurst

    Wurst Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    5.0 % today , libre prediction was 4.7 so can't complain!
     
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    gunioss · Newbie

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    Hi, im new to these game - diagnosed with T1 in late August with HbA1c of 12.9% .... had blood test couple days ago with new total of 5.8% (39mmol) - hope that's better
     
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  19. MeganTetley

    MeganTetley Type 1 · Member

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    8! Come down drastically recently, was at 9.6 a year ago, very proud of how far I've managed to come :)
     
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  20. Loraines

    Loraines Type 2 · Member

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    Down from 11.1% a year ago to 6.8% this week, post DAFNE course. So worth doing.
     
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