Why HbA1c vs. a fasting glucose test?

A fasting glucose test will give you a great snapshot of your current glucose level. However, fasting glucose can also be affected acutely by a lot of different factors that don’t necessarily reflect your overall glucose metabolism. On the other hand, HbA1c offers you...

Is the HbA1c Test NGSP-Certified?

The HbA1c method (reagents/kit) that we purchase from the manufacturer is NGSP-certified. This means our test’s reference values are compatible with NGSP reference values. NGSP stands for National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program (NGSP), which was...

Can HbA1c be too low?

While it is possible for your HbA1c to be too low, it is very rare. HbA1c under 4.0% is considered extremely low and is associated with a significant increase in all-cause mortality. Although it is not well understood why a low HbA1c is associated with an increase in...

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