What is hepatitis?

Inflammation of the liver is called hepatitis. It is most commonly caused by a viral infection, but there are other possible causes, such as certain medications and alcohol.   When hepatitis is caused by viruses, it is known as viral hepatitis. Viral hepatitis is a major hea...


What is HbA1c?

Hemoglobin is a compound in the red blood cells that transports oxygen. HbA1c is a particular type of hemoglobin that glucose can bind to.   The measurement of HbA1c, therefore, is the measuring of the amount of glucose binding to hemoglobin in the red blood cell.  

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