If you were diagnosed with diabetes, you still have diabetes, regardless of your A1c. Your A1c reflects your average blood sugar level over a period of two to three months. Your A1c of 5% indicates that your diabetes is under excellent control as a result of taking medication, following a healthy diet, exercising, or a combination of these. Importantly, if you take insulin, another possibility is that your blood sugar is sometimes higher and frequently lower than the target level, resulting in a low-normal A1c.
Answered By dLife Expert: With an A1c of 5, could I be still classified as a diabetic? —Lester E. Martin Jr.
With an A1c of 5, could I be still classified as a diabetic?
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