A1C Now+ | 20 Testing Strips
A1C Now test is a common blood test. Used to diagnose type 1 and 2 diabetes. It sometimes referred to as glycated hemoglobin, glycosylated hemoglobin, hemoglobin A1C, and HbA1c.
Once the test is complete it will reflect the average blood sugar level from the past two to three months. The test measures the hemoglobin percentage. Hemoglobin, a protein in the blood that carries oxygen, coated with sugar (glycated). The higher the A1C level, the poorer the blood sugar control. Which means the higher the risk of diabetes complications.
The A1C Now+ professional is for doctors to assess patients’ blood sugar levels. The doctor may see results as fast as 5 minutes. No fasting required.
The A1C Now+ is a simple, low risk for erroneous results. In fact, they are 99% accurate. It is portable and easy to travel with from exam rooms.
How often an individual needs the test depends on the type of diabetes. However, a doctor will consult with a patient to determine how often. The recommendation may be yearly, twice a year, four times a year for type 1 or 2 diabetes.
Also, keep in mind a patient may need more frequent testing if the patient’s doctor deems necessary. However, it is always important to stay in communication with your doctor.
The test is simple and easy to administer. Once a doctor has obtained a sample onto the strip the device does the rest, by providing results within 5 minutes. The test is extremely easy to use with no maintenance.