Understanding Optimum and Normal A1C Levels

2014 Diabetes Risk Survey

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Understand Normal, “Trending,” Prediabetes and Diabetes Levels

Hemoglobin A1c Understanding hemoglobin A1c levels plays an important part in monitoring the development of diabetes. As the amount of sugar in your blood levels rises, the presence of A1c will also rise.

The amount of hemoglobin A1C levels in your body reflects the last several weeks of blood sugar levels.

This type of sustained glucose testing gives a longer term view of your body’s insulin resistance levels and its ability to process glucose. These are key indicators that you are on the road to prediabetes or diabetes.

    • A1c levels of 5.6% and lower are in the healthy range. But the closer to 5.6% you are, the more you are trending toward prediabetes.
    • A1c levels that range between 5.7% and 6.4% fall in the prediabetic range.
    • A1c levels of 6.5% and higher indicate diabetes.

If testing reveals your hemoglobin A1C levels are high, there are proactive steps you can take to reduce your A1C numbers and possibly reverse the diabetes process.

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