Category Archives: A1c Level

AskNadia: Pre-diabetes and How The Glycemic Index Affects My A1C

Dear Nadia:
 
I am currently on a “pre-diabetic” watch because of excessive thirst and urination. My current A1c is 5.7. My last fasting glucose at eight hours was 106; at 12 hours 93.   
 
After those readings I had a freshly

AskNadia: What’s Your Gym Workout Plan for Type 1 Diabetes

Dear Nadia,

I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes three years ago when I was 15. I would like to start going to the gym but am scared of low blood sugar.

Brandon H,

Dear Brandon,

That’s great that you …

Warning Letters Issued to Illegally Sold Diabetes Treatments

Recently, FDA launched an initiative to counter these illegally sold products aimed at consumers who have diabetes. In addition to evaluating numerous consumer complaints, FDA surveyed the marketplace for illegally sold products promising to treat diabetes and its complications.

In …

Small A1c Reduction Considerably Lessens Type 2 Death Risk

A Swedish study has found that even less than a 1% reduction in A1c’s lowered the mortality rate among type 2 patients by 50 percent compared to patients whose A1c’s remained stable or increased. (Mortality was defined as the likelihood …