AskNadia: What’s The Science Behind The A1C Test

Dear Nadia, What’s the science behind  the A1C test ? My husband is a type 2 diabetic and recently received his A1C results which was 9 percent. What is considered a good A1C range? RAS Dear RAS, The A1C sometimes referred to as the Hemoglobin A1C, glycosylated hemoglobin, glycated Hemoglobin and HbA1C measures your husband’s  average glucose from 60 to 90 days. When your husband

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Type 1 Diabetes: Quick and Easy Does It With New Web-Based Insulin Pump App

Now people with diabetes can display data from their insulin pumps and supported blood glucose maters thanks to the t:connect diabetes management application from Tandem Diabetes that received approval from the Food and Drug Administration in February. The app, which works with most Internet browsers and is compatible with both Macs and PCs, enables users and their healthcare providers to quickly identify important information and

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A Day in My Life With Insulin-Dependent Diabetes

What’s it really like to have type 1 diabetes?  Every morning I start the day with a finger prick and two insulin injections.  It doesn’t matter if I don’t feel like it.  It doesn’t matter if I’m tired.  There is simply no room for pre-coffee dosage errors, excuses, or whining.   Some mornings are good and some are bad, based upon my blood glucose reading. Its

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