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Haemoglobin a1c

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Haemoglobin a1c

(Science: haematology) The substance of red blood cells that carries oxygen to the cells and sometimes joins with glucose.

Because the glucose stays attached for the life of the cell (about 4 months), a test to measure haemoglobin a1c shows what the persons average blood glucose level was for that period of time.