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Glycosylated hemoglobin

Conventional unit: % of total hemoglobin
Conversion factor: 0.01
SI Units: Proportion of total hemoglobin
Definition:The glycosylated hemoglobin test measures the amount of sugar that is attached to the hemoglobin in red blood cells.
Usefulness:Shows the average blood sugar for several months before and helps regulate diabetic behavior.

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