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Re: [IP] Average A1c



It was a 6.2 last time I went he always tells me no higher than a 6.5



 > On Jun 15, 2015, at 4:17 PM, Liliana Wells
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> I have heard the same as John H indicated.  The criteria is that too many
> low BG's can aggravate other illness you may have.  I too have less than
> stellar kidney.  I try to keep my A1C;s below 7.  How do you generally
> feel?  My theory is that your body will tell you.
> 
> On Mon, 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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