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About Hba1c

I am having diabetes part 1 and half year. Recently I checked my hba1c was 9.0 does this is bad for health?
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Dr. Tom Babu Ernakulam | General Endocrinologist
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Yes. Your blood sugar control is not satifactory. Can you kindly send me details of your insulin regimen, your age, weight, etc for me to opine further.
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Dr. Sheetal Aversekar Mumbai | Diabetologist
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Yes. The target hba1c should be below 7. There are higher chances of diabetic complications occurring earlier at your level of hba1c. You will need a revision of medicines and diet.
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