In this articel we will discuss about What is HbA1c level? So let’s get started.
It refers to glycated hemoglobin level. It tells about the average blood sugar level over the past 2-3 months. When hemoglobin attaches with glucose it forms “glycated hemoglobin”.
Range of HbA1c
Below 6.0% it’s normal 6.0%-6.4% it’s prediabetes and from 6.5% and above it’s diabetes.
Commonly used clinician range
The American Diabetes Association recommends target of HbA1c level less than 7% DCCT (Diabetes Control and Complication Trial) for effective management of diabetes and prevention of risks.