Type 2 Diabetes Learning the Numbers: What Your A1C Really Means Share Pin Email Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms and Diagnosis Basics Causes of Diabetes Nutrition Dietitian’s Advice Diabetes Complications Insulin and Medication Managing Diabetes Pregnancy and Diabetes Exercise Prediabetes Obesity and Weight Loss Glossary View All Updated May 27, 2016 If you have diabetes and are confused by your A1C results, you're not alone. Here, people with diabetes talk about learning to read the numbers, and our certified diabetes educator explains why it's not the end all be all of results. Up Next Up Next Category Type 1 Diabetes Up Next Article How Does the A1C Test Measure Your Diabetes Care? Up Next Article What is the Hemoglobin A1c Test? Up Next Article How Are Hemoglobin and Diabetes Related?