The A1C conversion chart is a helpful tool for people with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar levels. It tracks the relationship between the hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) test and the equivalent plasma glucose level (eAG).
What is the A1C Test?
The A1C test is a lab test that measures the amount of glucose (sugar) attached to the hemoglobin in your red blood cells. It shows how well your blood sugar has been controlled over the last two to three months. The A1C test measures your average blood sugar level for the past 2-3 months and is a more accurate indicator of your diabetes than the more common daily self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG).
What is an eAG?
The equivalent plasma glucose (eAG) is a measure of your average blood sugar level for the past two to three months, calculated from an A1C test result. It’s quite easy to figure out your eAG using the A1C conversion chart.
A1C Conversion Chart
This chart shows the relationship between A1C test results and eAG levels, which are used to diagnose diabetes. The chart can be used as a general guideline for patients to see how their blood sugar levels have been monitored over the past several months.
You can also find an A1C conversion chart in PDF format, which can be printed out and kept handy for easy reference. The A1C conversion table is a helpful source of reference for people with diabetes who want to figure out their estimated average glucose (eAG) levels from A1C test results.
If you would like to know more about the ADAG Study that defined the relationship between A1C and eAG, you can find out more information from the eAG/A1C conversion calculator.
The A1C conversion chart and table are helpful tools for people with diabetes to accurately monitor their blood sugar levels. The chart and table can be used as a general guideline and source of reference for people with diabetes.