Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team

From Salt Lake City, Utah, USA:

I have heard of an A1c reading being a percentage, but we all have a straight number. What's the difference?


A hemoglobin A1c is always a percentage even if your diabetes team refers to it as only a number for convenience. Read more about A1cs at HbA1c Measurement.


Original posting 31 Jul 2004
Posted to A1c, Glycohemoglobin, HgbA1c


  Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Return to the Top of This Page

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:58
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.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.