Purpose: To troubleshoot an apparent discrepancy between a high hemoglobin A1c level and reports of good glucose control in a diabetic.
A patient who claims optimum management for diabetes mellitus may show persistently high hemoglobin A1c levels. These apparently contradictory findings should be investigated to determine the cause.
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Specialty: Endocrinology, Clinical Laboratory
Objective: failure handling and therapy escalation
ICD-10: E14.8, E14.9, R73.9,