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Please explain an elevated A1B blood test.

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Please explain an elevated A1B blood test.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 5 years ago.

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Hello, and I am pleased to help, use of my answers are for educational purposes only.
Do you have diabetes?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
No. I have not been diagnosed with diabetes.
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 5 years ago.
Are you sure this is not A1C?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I'm sure.
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 5 years ago.
Were you told if this was a blood group?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
No. My blood group is 0 neg.
Expert:  Dr. Owen replied 5 years ago.
This is most likely a test for diabetes - A1C - because there is no A1B test per se.
http://a1b-diabetes-test.at865.www2.newsite.com.br/blooddiabetessugartest/
Or possibly your blood type (even though you say you are O neg)
http://www.blurtit.com/q6582735.html
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