The glycohemoglobin blood test measures the average blood glucose level over the past two to three months. The glycohemoglobin test is used primarily to diagnose and monitor diabetes.
The HbA1c test measures the control of blood glucose levels in people with diabetes over a 6 to 12 week period. This test is the best way to monitor how well a person is controlling diabetes through treatments and medicines.
The C-peptide test measures levels of insulin being made in the body. The C-peptide test can be used to indicate a number of diseases and disorders but the primary use in the diagnosis of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
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