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How many times per year do you or your child have an HbA1c test done?

      Four or more  
  70%   (407)  
  14%   (82)  
  5%   (31)  
  1%   (10)  
      Less than one  
  1%   (6)  
      We've never had an A1c test  
  7%   (43)  

How many times per year do you or your child have an HbA1c test done?

Poll dates: December 6 - 13, 1998
Total Votes: 579

The HbA1c test provides a rough measure of blood sugar control for the past three months. As such, an HbA1c test performed every three months -- four times per year -- provides insight into your overall control. Many studies have shown that the lower the HbA1c level, the lower the risk for certain complications. Most people (70%) have an HbA1c test done four times a year or more.

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