: hemoglobin a1c
Studies show that people who have trouble controlling their HbA1c level using a single medication do better if they add a second drug. Washington Post

Word History

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of HbA1c was in 1977

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“HbA1c.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/HbA1c. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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