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All About the A1C Blood Test

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Footnotes

1. “Chromatography of hemoglobin types on carboxymethylcellulose.” National Library of Medicine. 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/13564011/

2. "Structure of haemoglobin A1c: nature of the N-terminal beta chain blocking group.” National Library of Medicine. 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/4874776/

3. "Correlation of glucose regulation and hemoglobin AIc in diabetes mellitus.” New England Journal of Medicine. 
https://www.nejm.org/doi/abs/10.1056/NEJM197608192950804

4. “Understanding A1C Test.” American Diabetes Association. 
https://diabetes.org/about-diabetes/a1c

5. “All about Your A1C.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/managing/managing-blood-sugar/a1c.

6. “Differences in A1C by Race and Ethnicity Among Patients With Impaired Glucose Tolerance in the Diabetes Prevention Program.” National Library of Medicine. 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2373980/

7. “A1C chart and understanding A1C levels.” Medical News Today. 
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/a1c-chart-diabetes-numbers.

8. “Some in-home tests for average blood sugar levels less accurate than traditional method.” University of Florida College of Medicine. 
https://ufhealth.org/news/2022/some-home-tests-average-blood-sugar-levels-less-accurate-traditional-method

9. “The A1C Test & Race/Ethnicity.” National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diagnostic-tests/a1c-test-race-ethnicity

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