glycohemoglobin

glycohemoglobin

 [gli″ko-he″mo-glo´bin]
glycosylated hemoglobin. (See hemoglobin a1c.)
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glycohemoglobin

 Glycosylated hemoglobin, see there.
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gly·co·syl·at·ed he·mo·glo·bin

(glī-kō'si-lāt-ĕd hē'mō-glō-bin)
Any one of four hemoglobin A fractions (AIa1, AIa2, AIb, or AIc) to which d-glucose and related monosaccharides bind; concentrations are increased in the erythrocytes of patients with diabetes mellitus and can be used as a retrospective index of glucose control over time in such patients.
Synonym(s): glycated hemoglobin.
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Although high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) with high glycohemoglobin, also called glycosylated hemoglobin or hemoglobin A1C (HbA1c), is known to heighten the risk of contracting diabetes, a low level of HbA1c may accelerate aging, research by Taiwan's National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) has found.
[4.] National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program.
We chose a quality target based on the College of American Pathologists (CAP) proficiency testing criteria of [+ or -]6% of National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program (NGSP) values.
* Boronate affinity chromatography: Glycohemoglobin binds affinity resin while non-glycated hemoglobins pass through the column.
Effects of hemoglobin variants and chemically modified derivatives on assays for glycohemoglobin. Clin Chem 2001; 47: 153-163.
Additionally, A1c fraction of the glycohemoglobin (Figure 3(c)) in the I-I group showed increase in 35% and a reduction without differences with respect to the control group in the animals with metformin and MetfDeca treatments.
The HAHC offering is the only mail-in lab test for A1c to have achieved test method certification from the National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program.
Among those having adequate magnesium intake from food combined with supplements, the risk of elevated glycohemoglobin, metabolic syndrome, overweight or obesity, increased waist circumference, elevated systolic blood pressure, reduced high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, and elevated C-reactive protein were lower in comparison with the inadequate group.
The enhanced Vitros Chemistry Products HbA1c assay offers higher throughput, simplified calibration and enhanced accuracy to satisfy the recently tightened National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program (NGSP) certification requirements.
Therefore, a study work group of the DCCT and AACC (American Association for Clinical Chemistry) for HbA1c standardization was formed in 1993 and established the National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program (NGSP).