The A1C Test for Diabetes

The key to living with diabetes is keeping tabs on yourself one day at a time. This means using a blood glucose meter to monitor how your diet and activities are affecting your blood sugar levels daily. It is also important to check and protect your feet from cuts, blisters and other injuries as well as get a complete eye exam. In this video, Registered Dietitian Sharon Richter explains why the hemoglobin A1C test is the gold standard for diabetes tests when it comes to gauging how your diabetes is being controlled over the long term.

Sharon Richter

This video features Sharon Richter. Sharon Richter is a Registered Dietitian with a private nutrition practice in New York City

Duration: 01:35. Last Updated On: 2017-01-24
Reviewed by: Dr. Mera Goodman . Review date: January 04, 2014
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