HbA1c or Glycosylated Hemoglobin test for diabetes

glycosylated-hemoglobinThe smarter diabetics usually start a stringent diet control a day or two prior to the scheduled fasting or postprandial blood glucose measurements.  But, the HbA1c test outsmarts these habitual offenders. The USP of HbA1c lies in the fact that it reflects blood sugar levels over a period of 8-12 weeks thereby providing true picture about long term control.   Continue reading “HbA1c or Glycosylated Hemoglobin test for diabetes”