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Table 2 Glycemic control level by both HbA1 and RBS as well as laboratory indicators of renal problem of the study participants, JUSH Diabetic Clinic, 1 May 31 July, 2012

From: Assessment of glycemic control using glycated hemoglobin among diabetic patients in Jimma University specialized hospital, Ethiopia

Laboratory test results Frequency Percent
Glycated hemoglobin level in percentage
 <7 % (good glycemic control) 60 40.5
 7–11 % (poor glycemic control) 81 54.7
 >11.1 % (very poor glycemic control) 7 4.7
Random blood sugar (RBS) level in mg/dL
 <70 (hypoglycemic) 1 0.7
 70–200 (normoglycemic)l 50 33.8
 200–400 (hyperglycemic) 71 48.0
 >400 (extreme hyperglycemic) 26 17.6
Creatinine in mg/dL
 Normal (0.5–1.2 mg/dL) 106 71.6
 Abnormal (> 1.2 mg/dL) 42 28.4
Urea in mg/dL   
 Normal (10–50 mg/dL) 103 69.6
 Abnormal (> 50 mg/dL) 45 30.4