Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Art and Science of Laboratory Medicine

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Relation between HbA1c and Estimated Average Glucose

Why is relating HbA1c to glucose important?

We are frequently asked about the relationship between HbA1c and plasma glucose levels. Many patients with diabetes mellitus now perform self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) in the home setting, and understanding the relationship between HbA1c and glucose can be useful in setting goals for day-to-day testing.

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Biochemistry Class notes: Relation between HbA1c and Estimated Average Glucose (eAG)






















Source: Biochemistry class notes

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3 comments:

Ana MarĂ­a Ebrecht said...

what about Insulin?

RAWDA RUTH SARRAIL said...

Significantly Correlated !

Baguma John Henry said...

what signifcance does A GTT test vs random blood sugar test vis via the HbA1c test do on patient managment

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