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Glycated Hemoglobin

Glycated Hemoglobin is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Hemoglobin A1c, A1c.

Common Use:
To monitor treatment in individuals with diabetes by evaluating their long-term glycemic control.

Specimen:
Whole blood collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Chromatography)

A1c
Nondiabetic4%–5.5%
Prediabetes5.7%–6.4%
Diabetes6.5% 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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Citation

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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