Why the doctors ask for pathological tests when they know that the same are not

  1. wqaindia profile image45
    wqaindiaposted 4 years ago

    Why the doctors ask for pathological tests when they know that the same are not relevant?

    Hb1AC is a blood serum test to know the average blood glucose level during the last six months to know if Diabetes is under excellent, good, fair or poor control. But the test can not be relied upon in case of diabetes patient if his or her Hb level is lower than normal. Even after knowing these facts endocrinologists prescribe the Hb1Ac Test just to make a hole in the wallet of the patient.

  2. ajosh143 profile image60
    ajosh143posted 4 years ago

    Because everyone with diabetes mellitus  should be offered an HbA1c test at least once a year.

    Some people may have an HbA1c test more often. This may be more likely if you have recently had your medication changed or your health team are otherwise wishing to monitor your diabetes control more than once a year.


    Although HbA1c level alone does not predict diabetes complications, good control is known to lower the risk of complications.

    1. wqaindia profile image45
      wqaindiaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      HbA1C test is no doubt good to know the average diabetic control over a period of time but its values become irrelevant if the diabetic patient in having anemia or Hb level low than the normal level.

 
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