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All About Hba1c And 33 Reasons To Maintain Healthy Hba1c Levels (part 1)

HbA1c is an indicator of long-term glucose levels and has been recommended for diagnosing diabetes by the American Diabetes Association. Increased HbA1c in nondiabetics, apart from being a risk factor for diabetes, is also associated with cardiovascular disease and elevated all-cause mortality. Ideally, you would want to keep your HbA1c low, but also stable. Read on to find out why, and to learn about all the factors that can help you improve your HbA1c levels. Contents HbA1c in Diseases and Disorders HbA1c Part 1: All About HbA1c and 33 Reasons to Maintain Healthy HbA1c Levels Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) is an important indicator for long-term glucose levels and has been recommended for use in the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus (DM) by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and World Health Organization (WHO) (R). HbA1c results from the attachment of glucose to hemoglobin, which is found in red blood cells (R). Red blood cells are exposed to glucose in the blood. The higher the blood glucose level gets, the more HbA1c forms throughout the lifespan of a red blood cell. The lifespan of a red blood cell varies from person to person but averages out to approximately 117 days in men a Continue reading >>

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