From Mombasa, Kenya:
I am 18 years old, was first diagnosed with diabetes at the age of nine, and I am going to leave home to attend a university in London, England. My doctor was not happy with latest A1c which was 7.6%. Can you give me some advice as I will be far from home?
A hemoglobin A1c of 7.6% is not so bad, but further improvement of metabolic control might be able to decrease that value closer to 6.5%, which the 'gold standard' for better prevention of diabetes complications. London is not only a great international city for its people and its cultural and economical life, but it is also an outstanding place for diabetes care and research. I'm sure you'll be able to find superb diabetes care over there.
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:26
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2017. Comments and Feedback.