I wanted to know if anyone has had a finger stick A1C test done at their doctor's office or Endo's office? The last 2 times Laura was seen at her Ped Endo office and they take her in the lab to do a BGL finger stick they make sure to get enough blood from the site to do a finger stick A1C. I'm curious if anyone has had this type of A1C done and the accuracy of it versus the blood draw. Any and all comments welcome.
Also, on April 3 she has to have some blood tests done for her Thyroid condition and I asked them to add an A1C to the tests since they were going to be drawing anyway, they agreed and put it on the orders but said the finger stick ones they do are good enough, her first one was a 5.0 on Feb 6th and the one on March 20 was 5.9, which concerned them along with higher BGL readings although she is on medication. I felt the blood draw A1C would be more accurate so they did agree to add it to her other tests but only because I asked for it.
I should also mention this finger stick A1C gives them results in only 6 minutes.
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