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Lowering your A1C Levels

Lowering your A1C Levels

Posted 27 December 2010 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

Some people have found that insulin pump therapy offers tighter control and even more flexibility in accordance with their lifestyle. They are able to quickly and easily control the continuous flow of insulin in response to their body’s needs and if you’re type 1, insulin can be your best friend. Initial treatment for people with [...]

What is HbA1c?

What is HbA1c?

Posted 07 November 2010 | By | Categories: Diabetes | No Comments

Hemoglobin is the oxygen-carrying pigment that gives blood its red color and is also the predominant protein in red blood cells. About 90% of hemoglobin is hemoglobin A (the “A” stands for adult type). Although one chemical component accounts for 92% of hemoglobin A, approximately 8% of hemoglobin A is made up of minor components [...]