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Re: A1c variations, was [IP] Glasgow conference

Joanne Spotten wrote:

> All labs have a lab normal range that
> varies a fair amount.  I wonder if that
> may indicate that different people
> "gylcate" at a different rate.  My
> experience certainly says my A1c is
> lower than my 10 or more bgs a day and
> my targets would indicate it should be.

Yes, sort of. Natalie Sera tells us that she has blood cells that die
faster than
the standard the A1c tests are based on, so her A1c tests always look a
LOT better than her
control really is. She's taught her endo to judge accordingly, and rely
more on daily bg tests.

Ted Quick
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