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Re: [IP] A1c question?
- Subject: Re: [IP] A1c question?
- From: "Michael" <email @ redacted>
- Date: Thu, 15 Oct 1998 18:20:39 +0000
> > 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.
> I still don't follow the logic.... it doesn't need to be strictly
> linear to be a rough average, and it doesn't need to be reversible -
> just less glucose means less sticks and more glucose means more
Yes, but the low does not undo the previous damage. In order for a
low to average out a high, this would have to be true. The stickyness
rate and the number of 'stuck' molecules is NOT proportional to the
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> Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/
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