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Type 2 Diabetes Management Guidelines

Glycaemic targets in the treatment of diabetes

  • An HbA1c may be unreliable in:
  • Any haemoglobinopathy e.g. sickle cell anaemia, thalassemia
  • Altered red cell turnover e.g. bleeding, haemolysis, significant iron deficiency etc.
  • Post blood transfusion
  • Second and third trimesters of pregnancy