#DiabetesAwarenessMonth – Fact 21

Hemoglobin A1c (also called HbA`c, HA1c, or A1C) is measured periodically every 2 to 3 months to determine the average blood sugar level over the lifespan of the red blood cell. While finger pricks self-testing provides information on blood glucose for that day, the HbA1c test shows how well blood sugar has been controlled over the period of several months.

– #PBNFacts #ProjectBlueNovember

the quote is from Project Blue November



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