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Is an internal doctor advisable for checking A1C level for diabetes?

I am 68 years old and need a primary care doctor. Is an internal dr a good choice ? I m needing to check my AC1 for diabetes...also thyroid....haven t had a doctor in MANY years. Had a lumpectomy Nov 2013 w radiation and have been taking estrogen blocker. All is well with oncologist. Now have lab work twice year, surgeon once a year. Just know I have a lot to have checked and finding the right primary care is hard for me.
Fri, 23 Feb 2018
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Hi,
Thanks for your question.Hba1c can be advised by your internal doctor or family physician if Diabetologist not available.Its is advisable to get checked once 3 months and modify the dose of anti diabetic medicines accordingly.
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