Lab Test For Diabetes

The hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) is a powerful monitoring tool used by physicians to track your blood sugar over the course of 3 months.  This simple blood test is widely used for diagnosing diabetes and for monitoring average blood sugar levels.   For information about how the HbA1c test is used to diagnosis and monitor diabetes, click […]

The Fructosamine Test For Diabetes Testing Most diabetic patients are familiar with the most commonly used hemoglobin a1c blood test that is used to monitor blood sugar readings over several months.  The fructoasmine test is another type of blood test that has been used in diabetes testing to monitor glucose levels.  This test used less […]

The A1c Blood Test: Decoded It took several weeks but now you have mastered checking your blood sugar every day with your glucometer. You have a good understanding of how food and exercise habits influence your readings. You’ve been a good patient and have taken your metformin, injected your insulin or diligently stuck to your […]

Glucose Meter and Blood Glucose Test Strips Compatibility Chart photo credit: AlishaVHave you been diagnosed with diabetes recently?  If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, your doctor should have provided you with a blood sugar monitoring machine called a glucometer.  A glucometer is a device that measures the amount of sugar that is present in your […]

Convert Your HbA1c to Average Blood Glucose Using This A1c Calculator If you are wondering what does your a1c blood test mean, enter your HbA1c reading from your most recent bloodwork in the A1c converter