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What's the average HbA1c result?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by farmerfudge, Jun 2, 2009.

  1. phoenix

    phoenix Type 1 · Expert

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    Hi Cugila,
    I did think about about the source of the stats. They come in the introduction. Its not clear but I don't think that they can come from the survey itself... which only included people judged by their doctors as having poor control. I think they come from the papers referenced in the text. I certainly wouldn't want to claim them as being definitive.
    :)


    added, this is silly I've got to make dinner or we won't get any!
    but I found this from 2006
    apparently data presented at a DUK conference
    http://www.countrydoctor.co.uk/education/Education - Glycaemic control.htm
     
  2. DavidR

    DavidR · Member

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    A demographic breakdown of the figures I quoted earlier. Approx Type 2/Type 1 split is 9:1.
     

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  3. increasingly cynical

    increasingly cynical · Well-Known Member

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    Dear DavidR,

    A real insight to see figures! Thank you. Can you split these averages intoType 2 vs Type 1 / LADA ? Is there also, if its not too much trouble, any chance to split the results by treatment/non-treatment (diet?)

    Thanks!

    :D
     
  4. DavidR

    DavidR · Member

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    Lies, **** lies, and statistics. Unfortunately I don't have full details of all our diabetics because not all of them attend their annual (or more frequent) clinics; nor do hospitals always forward the complete details of any clinics they have with a patient. Out of this (incomplete) dataset I have to try and extract enough evidence to get the NHS to pay us; but that's another story on another forum! So whilst I could search for the treatment data I am fairly sure it wouldn't be worth the paper it's printed on as it would be incomplete.

    However I did find some T1/T2 HbA1c figures (not directly comparable with the numbers published above) produced at the beginning of this month:

    The Type 1 demographic split:

    The Type 2 demographic split:


    Interestingly, looking at the demographics for those who did NOT have a HbA1c in the last year then it's the Type 1 males and the Type 2 females who must do better next year :)
     

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  5. rkeane

    rkeane · Active Member

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    Hi,
    Been told by that below 7 is doing well. I've was diagnosed last year and my levels have come in at 6.5, 6.3 and 6.9. I am strict with myself but still love my glasses of wine and pizza at least once a week. I have seen that some people are below 6. I would love to get that so I'll just keep trying!!
     
  6. inwales

    inwales · Well-Known Member

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    How did they react to your result?

    It proves that if you take control of your life anything is possible.
     
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