Super simple HbA1c Conversion

Not just a GP

 

Readers of my blog will know that clinical content isn’t normally my focus, my preference being to focus on GP-related issues pertaining to my ongoing personal but low-grade existential crisis. (It keeps life interesting)

 

However, I learnt something both incredibly simple and useful last week regarding the new HbA1c scale that we’ve been trickling towards for a while in Australia. If you’re like me, and breathed a sigh of relief when it was once again pushed back until the end of 2013, then read on! I should also note that one of the fantastic Aboriginal Health Workers at Durri AMS (my workplace) taught me this – yay for team-based AMS structure and medical care!

 

Up until now, I’ve been relying on conversion tables like this excellent one from QAAMS that I have on the wall at work.

 

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But (revelation coming up!) you don’t actually even…

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