IN 2015, AN ESTIMATED 1.6 MILLION DEATHS WERE DIRECTLY CAUSED BY DIABETES IN THE WORLD. NEARLY 8% OF THE POPULATION ABOVE 18 YEARS HAS THE CONDITION. AROUND 65 MILLION PEOPLE IN INDIA ARE AFFECTED BY IT. IF DIABETES IS PREVALENT IN YOUR FAMILY OR IF YOU FACE ISSUES IN MAINTAINING YOUR WEIGHT, YOU NEED TO SEE THIS:
A test called A1C determines your average blood sugar levels for the past 2 to 3 months. Your doctor usually pricks your finger to draw a blood sample.