The HbA1c test, also known as the haemoglobin A1c or glycated haemoglobin test, is an important blood test that gives a good indication of how well your diabetes is being controlled.
A person experiences symptoms of diabetes, such as increased thirst, increased urination, fatigue, blurred vision and delayed healing infection
The HbA1c test is used to determine the average blood glucose level in a patient over the past 2 to 3 months. The test is useful in diagnosing diabetes or an increased risk of developing diabetes. It also helps monitor the effectiveness of the treatment in a person with diabetes.