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May 15, 2000

A1c (Glycohemoglobin, HgbA1c)

Question from Kodiak, Alaska, USA:

How often would you recommend a 9 year old with Type 1 diabetes get a HbA1c test?

Answer:

I usually recommend every 3 months.

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Additional comments from Dr. Bill Quick:

Most diabetes specialists would suggest every three months. See HbA1c Measurement for more information.

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