Asked in Human Anatomy and Physiology, Blood
Is there HbA1a or HbA1b as HbA1c and what is their significance?
Yes, there are HbA1a, HbA1b, as well as HbA1c. The coding breakdown is given below. When hemoglobin is exposed to higher than normal levels of glucose over time (blood sugar) it binds with it, this is called glycation. And since the normal life span of red blood cells is about 120 days, glycated hemoglobin can be used to assess the average level of blood sugar during the preceding three months of the test. Hb - Hemoglobin HbA - Adult hemogolbin (as contrasted to fetal...
Asked in Organic Gardening, Organic Foods
What is the differences between normal farming and organic farming?
Define normal... there are many types of 'normal' farming. There's hardly any difference between normal farming. as long as you dont use chemicals to spray the crops, and organic farming... ...
Asked in The Difference Between
What are the differences between arteries and veins and why are these differences necessary?
Arteries carry blood from the heart to other parts of the body. Veins are much smaller vessels that are used to bring the blood back to the heart. ...
Asked in Poptropica
What is the difference between diamonds and blood diamonds?
2 things 1. you are stupid and you dont know differences between stuff 2. one diamond has blood on it and the other does not. ...
Asked in Diabetes, Laboratory Testing, Blood
What is the normal postprandial blood glucose for a human?
between 70-110 between 70-110 No, normal fasting blood glucose is 70-100. Postprandial at 2-hour should be under 140. ...