Allow me a preface to this discussion with the fact that there is no exact or most correct answer known in the field of medicine. There are many opinions howevever, even amongst professionals on this subject.
So, what do you believe is the ideal a1c for you? How low is ideal?
My team of diabetis specialists believe that an a1c of 6.5, but no lower than 6.0 for a type II will drastically cut the chances of related complications, and maybe even eliminate them.
Dr. Bernstein beleives the lowest a1c approaching 4.2 to 4.5 is good!
After almost 19 years of living with diabetes, I still contemplate the question of ideal a1c. Obviously, a non diabetic that eats healthy foods will more than likely have a different a1c, than a diabetic that eats the same foods. Should we factor this in, when figuring the ideal and lowest a1c to achieve the best health?
What is your opinion and conclusion if any?
Here is an interesting link on this subject!
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