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Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

Blood Glucose & A1C

Monitoring blood glucose levels using a meter and with the A1C lab test, a measure of average blood glucose for the past two to three months, is a key part of staying healthy with diabetes. The goal is to avoid hypoglycemia, low blood glucose, and hyperglycemia, high blood glucose.

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