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Hemoglobin A1c, A1c.
To monitor treatment in individuals with diabetes by evaluating their long-term glycemic control.
Whole blood collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube.
|Diabetes||6.5% or less|
|Values vary widely by method. The treatment goal assumes the use of a standardized test as referenced to the National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program—Diabetes Control and Complications Trial and the absence of clinical conditions such as hemoglobinopathies, anemias, and kidney and liver diseases known to affect the accuracy of the test results.American Diabetes Association.|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Glycated Hemoglobin." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425287/all/Glycated_Hemoglobin.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Glycated Hemoglobin. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425287/all/Glycated_Hemoglobin. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Glycated Hemoglobin. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425287/all/Glycated_Hemoglobin
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Glycated Hemoglobin [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425287/all/Glycated_Hemoglobin.
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