A1C, Sickle Cell Trait And Other Hemoglobin Variants

African americans have an increased risk of inheriting sickle cell trait, the condition in which people have both hemoglobin a (hba), the usual form of hemoglobin, and hemoglobin s (hbs), a variant. african americans are also at risk for having hemoglobin c (hbc), another variant. about one in 12 african americans has sickle cell trait.. Sickle cell trait and other hemoglobinopathies and diabetes: important information for physicians reliable a1c tests, in which hemoglobin variants do not cause interference, are available. more information is available at www.ngsp.org, the national glycohemoglobin standardization program. a1c should be measured at least twice annually to.

People with diabetes and sickle cell trait should have reliable a1c test campaign informs physicians and patients. a new information campaign of the national. describes hemoglobin variants how they can cause false results for the a1c test. discusses how false results can affect diabetes diagnosis and care in people.

Sickle cell trait and diabetes tests: what every healthcare provider should know according to the national institute of diabetes and digestive and kidney diseases (niddk), the hemoglobin a1c assay may be unreliable for diagnosing and monitoring diabetes and . prediabetes in individuals with sickle cell trait (sct) or other . hemoglobinopathies.. The readings on the meter indicated that her a1c should be in the 7.6 range…. upon further investigation we found that the patient had the sickle cell trait hemoglobin variant. the endocrinologist in the office explained that this and other blood anemias can cause falsely elevated a1c readings, depending on the testing device the labs use..

The readings on the meter indicated that her a1c should be in the 7.6 range…. upon further investigation we found that the patient had the sickle cell trait hemoglobin variant. the endocrinologist in the office explained that this and other blood anemias can cause falsely elevated a1c readings, depending on the testing device the labs use.. Sickle cell trait and other hemoglobinopathies and diabetes: important information for physicians reliable a1c tests, in which hemoglobin variants do not cause interference, are available. more information is available at www.ngsp.org, the national glycohemoglobin standardization program. a1c should be measured at least twice annually to.