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A-1-C blood glucose test information

Patient education handout

"The A-1-C blood glucose test: what it is and how it can help you"
  • Explains the importance of getting periodic A-1-C tests and using the results as a self-management tool for staying healthy with diabetes.
  • Compares the A-1-C test and the glucose testing that patients do for themselves.
  • Includes a chart for the doctor and patient to fill in the A-1-C goal and how often the test should be done.
  • Includes a chart where patients can fill in dates and results from their A-1-C tests.

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