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HbA1C Test or Glycated Haemoglobin Test Overview
HbA1c or glycated haemoglobin is a blood test that reflect blood glucose levels in last three months. It is useful for diagnosis and management of diabetes and prediabetes. This test does not require fasting and is not affected by meals consumed immediately before the test (less prone to variation). In diabetic patients a high HbA1c levels means need for change in treatment/ diet plan
Summary Price Of HbA1C Test or Glycated Haemoglobin Test
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The cost of HbA1C Test or Glycated Haemoglobin Test in India varies as per the city in India.
The average price of HbA1C Test or Glycated Haemoglobin Test ranges from ₹300 to ₹670.
The price for the test in the following cities is:
- Chennai: ₹490
- Delhi: ₹500
- Mumbai: ₹590
- Pune: ₹500
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Frequently Asked Questions
Glycated haemoglobin test is done to diagnose prediabetes or diabetes in patients. Prediabetes indicates the risk of developing diabetes.
In cases of known diabetics, HbA1c is used to monitor the condition.
This test may not be suitable in case of abnormal haemoglobin (hemoglobinopathy) and in haemolytic anaemia. In case your HbA1c is not reported due to haemoglobin disorders then a fructosamine test is advised
Glycated Haemoglobin Test measures the average blood glucose levels in last three months.
During glycated haemoglobin test blood sample is taken from a vein in your arm, using a small needle. After the needle is inserted, a small amount of blood will be collected into a test tube or vial. You may feel a little sting when the needle goes in or out. This usually takes less than five minutes.
HbA1c results are given in percentages.
Normal: HbA1c below 5.7%
Prediabetes: HbA1c between 5.7% and 6.4%
Diabetes: HbA1c of 6.5% or higher
High HbA1C level are seen in prediabetes and diabetes. In a patient with pre-existing diabetes it shows effectiveness of treatment and diet control. HbA1c levels below 7% are considered excellent and above 8% are considered as unsatisfactory control.
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