What is HbA1c?
HbA1c, also known as Hemoglobin A1c or A1c, is glycosylated hemoglobin or glycohemoglobin in which the glucose molecule present in the blood non-enzymatically binds to hemoglobin. HbA1c test reflects the average blood glucose concentration over 2-3 months. This gives an indication of long-term blood glucose control which serves as a regular monitoring tool if a person has been diagnosed with diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, this test is mandatory for diabetic patients and is recommended three to four times a year. HbA1c test is available at a discounted rate, along with the home collection.
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