From Salt Lake City, Utah, USA:
I have heard of an A1c reading being a percentage, but we all have a straight number. What's the difference?
A hemoglobin A1c is always a percentage even if your diabetes team refers to it as only a number for convenience. Read more about A1cs at HbA1c Measurement.
Original posting 31 Jul 2004
Posted to A1c, Glycohemoglobin, HgbA1c
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:58
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