From Worthing, South Dakota, USA:
I have low fructosamine, 1.1 mmo. What does that mean?
Fructosamine is an alternative to using the hemoglobin A1c test. Both tests look to determine the average daily blood sugar over time with one test. The A1c test is usually preferred as it determines the average sugar over three months where the fructosamine determines the average daily blood sugar over two weeks. The latter is frequently used in pregnancy where there is a need to change control quickly. It is also used when there is a problem using the A1c. If yours is low, that is good.
Original posting 14 Sep 2005
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Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:04
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