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What you should know about diabetes tests if you have sickle cell trait
  • Published Date:
    8/26/15
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 418.54 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) ; American Society of Hematology. ; Sickle Cell Disease Association of America.
  • Series:
    Sickle cell trait toolkit
  • Description:
    If you have sickle cell trait (SCT), the hemoglobin A1C test used to test and monitor diabetes (a potentially lifelong disease in which you have high levels of sugar in your blood) may give false results which can affect the care you receive from your healthcare provider. The good news is other tests andtest methods are available that will give you accurate results you can trust. Knowing that you have SCT and letting your doctor know will help your doctorchoose the right A1C test for you.

    CS258998A

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