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Re: [IP] Average A1c



 I'd listen to my endo. From what I recall for older folks the target should be
higher. However the evidence for this is fuzzy since it doesn't separate out
Type 1's.

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 > On Jun 15, 2015, at 12:48 PM, Kathie Kienle
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> I am 68 years old and have had type1 diabetes for 22 years with no
 > complications. My A1c was under 7 until recently it went to a 7.2. My endo
was
> not very concerned but my nephrologist, who treats me for a condition not
> related to diabetes, insisted that it needed to go lower which I agree. . My
> nephrologist always wanted it no higher than 6.5. I managed to go from a 7.2
 > down to a 6.7 in three months. but my nephrologist now wants it closer to
6.0.
> What goal does your doctors set for you?
> 
> I would like to know if there is any info on the average A1c for type 1
> diabetics using an insulin pump.
> 
> Kathie
> 
> 
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