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HbA1C Test

HbA1c Test

HbA1C Test

Other Names Of HbA1C

  • A1c Test
  • Glycosylated Haemoglobin
  • Glyco Haemoglobin
  • Glycated Haemoglobin

HbA1c test shows the average amount of glucose in past three Months or 90 days .One Glucose molecule binds with Haemoglobin and forms Glycated haemoglobin and stays there about 90 fays because life of RBC is 90 days.

HbA1C Range :

Normal

4 % – 5.6 %

Pre Diabetes

5.7 % – 6.4 %

Diabetes Type 2

6.5 % or Higher

Why is HbA1C is preferred ?

  • There is no need for fasting .
  • HbA1c test is possible in any condition .
  • If you are ill or in tension , no problem .
  • Highly stable.
  • Only 2 ml blood is required.
  • there is one test in 3 months. No Need Regular checkup.

Convert HbA1c in to Blood Glucose in Mg/dl :

ADAG Formula

ADAG – A1c Derived Average Glucose

  • Mg/dl = (28.7 x HbA1C Test Value ) -46.7
  • mmol/l = (1.59 x HbA1c Test Value) – 2.59

HbA1C

Blood glucose Level

6.0%

135 mg/dl (7.5 mmol/l)

6.5 %

153 mg/dl (8.5 mmol/l)

7.0%

170 mg/dl (9.5 mmol/l)

7.5 %

188 mg/dl (10.5 mmol/l)

8.0%

205 mg/dl (11.4 mmol/l)

8.5%

223 mg/dl (12.4 mmol/l)

9.0%

240 mg/dl (13.3 mmol/l)

9.5%

258 mg/dl (14.3 mmol/l)

10.0%

275 mg/dl (15.3 mmol/l)

10.5%

293 mg/dl (16.3 mmol/l)

11.0%

310 mg/dl (17.2 mmol/l)

11.5%

328 mg/dl (18.2 mmol/l)

12.0%

345 mg/dl (19.1 mmol/l)