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Re: [IP] A1C

This seems to be prety acurate based on my last A1C.  (9.6*33.3)-86=234.

P.S. That was Pre Pump.

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: Thursday, September 30, 1999 4:50 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] A1C

>> Holly Nelson wrote:
>> >
>> > Could someone please give me a link on how to convert A1C into mm/dl
>> > numbers.  I know this is an approximate, but I would like to see a
chart.  I
>> > had seen one before, but have since lost track of it.  Taylor's A1C
>> > was 5.6, which is great, but it doesn't help our argument for the pump
>> > the moment.
>Sorry, misunderstood the question. The approximate answer is:
>formula HbA1c*33.3-86=avg glucose
>This varies, however, because the lab standards are not all the same.
>One lab might produce a 6, while another a 7 depending on how they
>standardize their results. 5.6 is in the so-called normal range.... I
>suspect that the standards for the lab in question are at the low end
>of the scale. With modern equipment, they give you the results in a
>couple of minutes after the drop of blood is put in the machine.
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