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Re: [IP] high A1c



The way I understand it, is that any abnormal high glucose will affect the
A1C.
***So will a Labotatory Error*** :)
don

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "maverickmom (Kerri)" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, November 21, 2003 4:26 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] high A1c


> I've read/heard that having high postprandials can affect the A1c. There
> is a study showing that if you miss ONE meal bolus per WEEK it will
> raise the A1c. (Missing a bolus = high postprandials so it is probably
> safe to assume that not getting those postprandial numbers under control
> with the right ratios would have a similar effect.) So, that is
> certainly an area that I would look at, in addition to what has already
> been suggested.
>
> Take care, Kerri - IP Parents-of-Pumpers chat host and mom of Shannon
> (email @ redacted 11/96, pumping email @ redacted 11/99, pumping email @ redacted 8/03 and loving
> it!), and her 7 siblings  "I count carbs, not sheep!" :)
>
> http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/mfcwd/ - Military Families of
> Children with Diabetes international online support forum
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