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What are some methods to decrease HbA1c levels?
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One good analogy is to view the daily blood sample tests you give yourself as a snapshot, while the HbA1c test is more like a movie. I'm Type 2, and I was able to drop mine from about 11% (ouch) to a more normal 6.5%. It took almost a year, and it required a more sensible diet and constant monitoring and refining of a series of medication.
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The A1c is basically a measure of your blood sugar levels over the past few months. Several weeks of disciplined blood sugar control will bring down the A1c. It will also make you much healthier. Good luck.
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