From New Jersey, USA:
What does an A1c of 6.0 mean for a 34 year old female? My doctor said it is not a concern, but when I read the laboratory results, it was flagged as out of range.
An A1C of 6% in a person who does not have diabetes is the upper limits of normal (4-6% is the normal range). I suggest you meet with your primary care provider to see if you have any risk factors for type 2 diabetes that can be reduced, such as excess weight and inactivity. You should also have additional blood work, if you haven't already, to see if you may have pre-diabetes.
Original posting 23 May 2004
Posted to A1c, Glycohemoglobin, HgbA1c
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:56
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.