What is Hemoglobin A1C?
Hemoglobin A1C is a biomarker that correlates to your average blood sugar levels over the past 2-3 months.
Why is it included in the Metabolic Axis?
Hemoglobin A1C is an important screen for diabetic risk. Levels that are consistently above 5.7% may warrant a visit to a physician.
How can I better understand my results?
- Normal: 5.7% or less
- Pre-Diabetic: 5.7%-6.4%
- Diabetic: 6.5% or greater
Where can I learn more?
The CDC provides a broad overview of what A1C is and how to manage it.