Hemoglobin A1c Test

This test is used to provide a measure of your blood sugar (glucose) control for the previous 2 to 3 months.




This test is used to provide a measure of your blood sugar (glucose) control for the previous 2 to 3 months.



This test is used to provide a measure of your blood sugar (glucose) control for the previous 2 to 3 months. It is used to help diagnose pre-diabetes, type 1 or type 2 diabetes or monitor diabetes control and guide treatment.

In an adult, the blood sample is usually taken by placing a needle in a vein in the arm or by pricking a finger.

  • You do not need to fast or stop your medications before having this test.
  • This care path's costs do not include the charge to draw blood from a vein (venipuncture).
  • There will only be one charge to draw blood, even if multiple tests are being performed on the samples that are taken.

What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?

  • Is there any special preparation for the test? (If so, get clear instructions on what you need to do.)
  • What is the reason for the test? Will the test results change my treatment plan? If not, do I need the test?

Source UHC.com

Also known as:

Laboratory Work
Hemoglobin A1c Test
Hemoglobin A1c
HbA1c
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Monitoring
Blood Sugar Test
Average Blood Sugar
A1c Blood Test


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