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Re: [IP] Hgb. A1C

>This test, is indeed, an average of the previous 2-3 months glucoses. In
>simple terms, glucose sticks to the hemoglobin in red blood cells. Since the
>cell lasts an average of 60-90 days, the amount of glucose "Stuck" on it can
>be measured. It can be deceptive though, as an average it could reflect a
>wide ranging swing from lows to highs.


Do you have any references which would support this?  As I have 
posted, the pink panther book specifically debunks this view: 
http://www.uchsc.edu/misc/diabetes/13qa.html.  Of course, the author 
could be wrong, but the book has the ring of truth all the way 
through it, in my opinion.

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