If Your Doctor Prescribes an HbA1c Test

(HealthDay News) -- If you are diabetic, your doctor may prescribe an HbA1c test to measure your blood sugar control during the prior several months.

The U.S. National Library of Medicine says an abnormally high HbA1c result may signal that you're at greater risk of serious diabetes complications, including:

-- Diana Kohnle

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