glycosylated hemoglobin

noun gly·co·syl·at·ed hemoglobin \ glī-ˈkō-sə-ˌlā-təd- \

Definition of glycosylated hemoglobin

: hemoglobin a1c
  • The introduction of better tools for the monitoring of glycemic control, coupled with evidence that near-normal glycosylated hemoglobin levels reduce the risk of diabetic complications, has increased the demand for insulin preparations that have greater effectiveness, safety, and versatility.
  • —Irl B. Hirsch

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1975

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glycosylated hemoglobin

noun gly·co·syl·at·ed hemoglobin \ glī-ˈkō-sə-ˌlā-təd- \

medical Definition of glycosylated hemoglobin


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