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Re: [IP] A1c question?

Michael wrote:
> Being high allows the glucose molecule to stick to things it is not
> supposed to. Being low does not make it unstick. Once it's stuck, it
> is permanent. A short high which is immediately corrected is not as
> damaging as being high all the time. It takes time for the glucose to
> 'stick'. I don't know the exact process, I just know that it is not
> linear and not reversible.

According to a message I saw on a different list it IS somewhat reversible, 
just a lot slower than when it stuck there. They said that A1cs are now 
thought to be really accurate for about 4 weeks because of it.

Ted Quick
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