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SHANSDOINIT79 SparkPoints: (7,003)
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4/11/13 3:12 P

Great job!

ZIGGY122 Posts: 2,171
4/11/13 2:08 P

emoticon emoticon Great news!

MARYSABEAN Posts: 687
4/11/13 2:03 P

Good job!

RIET69 SparkPoints: (47,087)
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4/11/13 10:52 A

Thanks for the explanation KJFitness! I did not know what that was either.
To OP Congratulations with your success!

GRIZ1GIRL SparkPoints: (135,701)
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4/11/13 10:48 A

Don't know what A1C is....but GOOD FOR YOU! Any health improvement is AWESOME! You rock!

SNP_27 SparkPoints: (67,963)
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4/11/13 9:37 A

emoticon Keep it up emoticon

ONTHEPATH2 SparkPoints: (69,356)
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4/11/13 9:27 A

Awesome job!!!

-THENA- SparkPoints: (20,250)
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4/11/13 9:22 A

That is wonderful, congrats! Keep doing what you're doing and I'll bet it will be even lower at your next check!

ONELITTLEPILL SparkPoints: (34,680)
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4/11/13 5:17 A

Great job! emoticon

KJFITNESSDUDE Posts: 15,787
4/11/13 5:15 A

From Wikipedia:
Glycated hemoglobin or glycosylated hemoglobin (hemoglobin A1c, HbA1c, A1C, or Hb1c; sometimes also HbA1c) is a form of hemoglobin that is measured primarily to identify the average plasma glucose concentration over prolonged periods of time. It is formed in a non-enzymatic glycation pathway by hemoglobin's exposure to plasma glucose. Normal levels of glucose produce a normal amount of glycated hemoglobin. As the average amount of plasma glucose increases, the fraction of glycated hemoglobin increases in a predictable way. This serves as a marker for average blood glucose levels over the previous months prior to the measurement.
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I am a type II diabetic, too. GREAT JOB!!!! I am now med free and my A1c averages 5.5 to 6.0

TCANNO SparkPoints: (132,780)
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4/11/13 3:57 A

It sounds good but what is an A1C?

I am glad you are pleased


Edited by: TCANNO at: 4/11/2013 (03:57)
I_HEART_MY_FAM Posts: 1,809
4/11/13 1:53 A

Awesome! :)


LORIVIOLA SparkPoints: (75,709)
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4/10/13 10:28 P

i lowered my A1C from 8.1 to 7.3!!

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