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Old 09-25-2011, 02:14   #1
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They used an A1C Now test kit and mine was 6.4. I don't know how accurate those tests are? In July my A1C was 10 at the doctor's office. I'm hoping that the latest was accurate!
I go back to the doctor for my next checkup in October. I'm actually looking forward to it

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Excellent! Even if it's not lab-accurate (but sometimes it is), it's not possible to be so far off to change the: excellent!

Congrats.

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My better half did an A1c Now test on himself and the next day had one done at the doctor's office. The home test was 6.1, the professional test was 6.3, so they are pretty accurate. Congratulations and keep up the good work.

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I use them at home and they are pretty accurate within a few tenths of a point. Congrats on the great number.

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Thanks! Y'all are so encouraging!

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Hello there neighbor in Arkansas!!!!.....And that is great news about your A1C.......keep up the good work!!!!

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Happy Dance for you and welcome to the club none of us wanted to join! Sounds like you've got a good handle on things, so just keep up the good work!

I've used the A1C Now and it's pretty accurate, in my experience.




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