Diagnostic Blood Test:

HBa1c (Hemoglobin A1c)

The hemoglobin A1C or HbA1c test helps diagnose diabetes and prediabetes. It measures average levels of blood sugar over the past three months and is a valuable marker of insulin sensitivity. HbA1c testing may be especially important for people with certain diabetes risk factors such as high blood pressure, obesity, or low levels of physical activity.