Hemoglobin A1c values are used to assess glucose control in diabetes, and in 2010 the American Diabetes Associations affirmed the decision of an international expert committee recommendation to use the A1c test to diagnose diabetes with a threshold ?6.5%. Point-of-care A1c assays are not sufficiently accurate at this time to use for diagnostic purposes.
Also Known As: Glycated Hemoglobin, Hb A1c, HBG, HGB
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