Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

A1C Test

A test that shows a person's average blood glucose level over the past 2-3 months, usually shown as a percentage. The A1C test measures the amount of glycosylated hemoglobin (also called hemoglobin A1C, glycated hemoglobin, or HbA1C) in the blood.

Learn more about the A1C and a new number called the 'average blood glucose'


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Red Striders Walk With Pride

Meet Rhiana Wynn, age 8, of Saugus, Calif. She's participating in this year's Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes®, as a Red Strider. Red Striders are people with diabetes who participate in the event. Rhiana steps out to encourage other people with diabetes and to meet other kids like her. Learn more about why other Red Striders step out. Read more >