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1254 Boylston St, Boston, MA 022151254 Boylston St
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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5.0(4 reviews)
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Carbon Health Urgent Care, Boston- Fenway - 1254 Boylston St

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80 Summer Street, Boston, MA 0211080 Summer Street
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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4.23(57 reviews)
Carbon Health Urgent Care, Boston - Downtown Boston - 80 Summer Street
Absolutely amazing and super accommodating! Doctor Vladimir was very nice and I am recommending this urgent care to everyone I know! Thank you guys.

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399 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116399 Boylston St
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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4.08(24 reviews)
Carbon Health Urgent Care, Boston - Back Bay - 399 Boylston St
Super easy to get in, when other urgent care places had loooong wait times. I was in and out in under 30 mins!

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75 Spring St, Boston, MA 0213275 Spring St
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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4.45(40 reviews)
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Carbon Health Urgent Care, West Roxbury - 75 Spring St
Receptionist was friendly and helpful and Natalie NP did a thorough exam and was also very helpful and friendly.

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776 Western Ave, Lynn, MA 01905776 Western Ave
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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  • Jul 4Closed
4.78(3.8k reviews)
This clinic is rated highly in patient reviews and ratings

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Lynn Urgent Care - 776 Western Ave
I scheduled an appt on line was greeted by Eric at the front desk who was very professional and also, was my x- ray tech he was great … was seen by Caitlin who was as professional and caring… overall a great first time experience

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19 Pleasant St, Woburn, MA 0180119 Pleasant St
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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  • Jul 4Closed
5.0(22 reviews)
This clinic has shorter than average waiting periods

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MyTown Health Urgent Care, Woburn - 19 Pleasant St
Called in morning for appointment.  Booked one for late morning no problem.   Nursing assistant courteous and friendly.  Dr terrific thorough and professional.   Wish I could have her as my primary!

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81 Memorial Pkwy, Randolph, MA 0236881 Memorial Pkwy
Open until 7:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun11:00 am - 7:00 pm
4.28(57 reviews)
Walk-In Md Urgent Care, Urgent Care - 81 Memorial Pkwy

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573 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01701573 Worcester Rd
Open until 7:00 pm
  • MonClosed
  • Tue 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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  • Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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4.44(27 reviews)
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Carbon Health Urgent Care, Framingham - 573 Worcester Rd
Staff were very sweet and friendly and informative. The doctor even came out to my car to tell me the good news of my test results.

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1 Brookline Pl, Cambridge, MA 021391 Brookline Pl
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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  • Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • SunClosed
4.41(466 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 1 Brookline Pl
A great experience for something I had a lot of anxiety about. Had no wait time or issues at the testing center/lab. Had blood drawn at 3pm and had results by email at 9am the next morning.
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1340 Boylston St, Boston, MA 022151340 Boylston St
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
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  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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4.57(467 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 1340 Boylston St
I would 100% recommend this company to anyone wanting to check their health status. The process was incredibly easy and done through certified labs. The results are frequently back by the next day.
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319 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115319 Longwood Ave
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  • Mon 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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4.14(418 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 319 Longwood Ave
I was very surprised with my experience here. My appointment was made very quickly. I was seen in a very short period of time. My test results came back in a very timely manner. I was able to speak with a doctor soon after and was taking care of. I was very satisfied with the experience I had here. I definitely recommend using them for any issues you have or any questions you may have.
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1180 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 024461180 Beacon St
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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  • Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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4.22(471 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 1180 Beacon St
I came in one day without an appoint and waited two hours as a walk-in before I had to leave without being tested. I made an appointment through Quest Lab Testing for the next day, showed up on time, got tested easily and was on my way in 15-20 minutes. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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77 Warren St, Boston, MA 0213577 Warren St
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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  • SatClosed
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4.21(587 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 77 Warren St
I came in one day without an appoint and waited two hours as a walk-in before I had to leave without being tested. I made an appointment through Quest Lab Testing for the next day, showed up on time, got tested easily and was on my way in 15-20 minutes. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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575 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138575 Mt Auburn St
4.43(433 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 575 Mt Auburn St
Excellent customer service. Knowledgeably answered all questions. Appointment and billing were fast. Testing next day was on time and professional. Results available within 24 hours. Highly recommend.
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11 Nevins St, Boston, MA 0213511 Nevins St
4.15(429 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 11 Nevins St
I was very surprised with my experience here. My appointment was made very quickly. I was seen in a very short period of time. My test results came back in a very timely manner. I was able to speak with a doctor soon after and was taking care of. I was very satisfied with the experience I had here. I definitely recommend using them for any issues you have or any questions you may have.
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280 Washington St, Boston, MA 02135280 Washington St
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4.58(445 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 280 Washington St
I would 100% recommend this company to anyone wanting to check their health status. The process was incredibly easy and done through certified labs. The results are frequently back by the next day.
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22 Mill St, Arlington, MA 0247622 Mill St
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4.33(482 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 22 Mill St
I highly recommend for anyone thinking of getting tested. From start to finish the whole process was hassle free and and very professional. I had my results very quickly and discreetly couldn't be happier with the service.
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50 Tremont St, Melrose, MA 0217650 Tremont St
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4.12(473 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 50 Tremont St
I would 100% recommend this company to anyone wanting to check their health status. The process was incredibly easy and done through certified labs. The results are frequently back by the next day.
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500 Congress St, Quincy, MA 02169500 Congress St
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  • Mon 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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4.5(529 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 500 Congress St
After receiving my results, I called Quest Lab Testing and discussed the results with a consultation. This consultation filled in my knowledge gaps and made me more aware of my particular situation.
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6 Lexington St, Waltham, MA 024526 Lexington St
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Labcorp - 6 Lexington St
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Hemoglobin A1c
The Hemoglobin A1c Test measures the level of sugar-coated hemoglobin protein in the blood
Diabetes Risk
The Diabetes Management Test measures blood glucose (blood sugar level) and Hemoglobin A1c (sugar-coated hemoglobin protein in the blood).
Diabetes Management

Massachusetts A1C Testing

One out of every ten Americans has diabetes, while one out of every three persons in the United States has prediabetes. Diabetes is a long-term health problem that impairs your body's capacity to convert food into energy. The body's major source of energy is blood glucose, sometimes known as sugar. When your blood sugar rises — generally after you eat — your pancreas releases an insulin-like hormone. Insulin aids in the transport of glucose into your cells, where it can be utilized for energy.

Insulin resistance occurs when your body either does not create enough insulin or does not respond to insulin as it should when you have diabetes. As a result, there is an excess of sugar in your blood, which can lead to major health issues over time. Nerve damage, kidney damage, eye damage, skin issues, and poor wound healing are all complications of uncontrolled diabetes. Diabetes patients are more likely to experience hearing loss and despair. They're also more likely to get heart disease and dementia.

It's critical to keep track of and manage your blood sugar levels if you have diabetes or prediabetes. Blood glucose testing should be done on a regular basis. A blood glucose test, on the other hand, only shows your blood sugar at a specific point in time. Regular A1C testing are also important for getting a more accurate picture of your average blood sugar levels over time. If you have prediabetes, you should get an A1C test at least once a year. If you have diabetes, your doctor will probably recommend an A1C test every three months to confirm that your therapy is working well.

A1C Test FAQs

  • What is an A1C test?

    A1C is a blood test that determines your average blood sugar level over the previous two to three months. It's commonly used to diagnose both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, as well as to track how well people with diabetes are responding to therapy. The test determines the percentage of sugar-coated hemoglobin proteins in the blood. The higher your A1C, the greater your risk of diabetes and diabetes-related problems.

  • How much do A1C tests cost?

    A1C tests are reasonably priced and are frequently available at pharmacies and walk-in clinics. A1C testing may be available for $30 or less at some locations. You may not have to spend anything for an A1C test if you have health insurance.

  • Does insurance cover A1C testing?

    A1C testing is frequently covered by insurance. There may, however, be certain limitations. They may, for example, only cover the cost of the test if you are later diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Alternatively, the test may only be covered once every three months. Call your insurance carrier or check your plan benefits on their website to find out exactly what is covered under your policy.

  • Where should I get an A1C test?

    A1C tests are available at many pharmacies, as well as doctor's offices, health clinics, and urgent care centers. Although some clinics and pharmacies provide walk-in A1C testing, it's best to schedule one ahead of time to avoid long lines. If you are diagnosed with diabetes, it is also recommended to get your A1C test from a healthcare specialist who can prescribe any necessary drugs or assist you in developing a treatment plan.

  • How long does it take to get A1C test results?

    Your findings may be available right away, or they may take up to a week, depending on where you had the test. Some doctors' offices can conduct the test results in-house and provide you with the findings during the same visit. If your blood is sent to a lab for analysis, the findings may take a few days to a week to arrive.

  • How do A1C tests work?

    The hemoglobin in your blood is measured by A1C testing. Hemoglobin is a protein that transports oxygen around your body. When glucose is present in the bloodstream, it can bind to hemoglobin. When glucose binds to hemoglobin, it tends to stay there for the duration of the hemoglobin's lifespan, which is about 120 days. The A1C test determines the percentage of glycated hemoglobin in your blood, or hemoglobin that has glucose attached to it.

  • What is hemoglobin A1C in a blood test?

    The percentage of glycated hemoglobin in your blood is measured by hemoglobin A1C. A1C levels of 5.7 percent or below are considered normal. If your A1C score is 5.7 percent to 6.4 percent, you have prediabetes, which means your blood sugar is higher than it should be but not high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes. Diabetes is diagnosed when the A1C level is 6.5 percent or higher.

  • Do I need to see a doctor before getting an A1C test?

    Before receiving an A1C test, you do not need to see a doctor. The A1C test is a quick blood test that takes only a few minutes to complete. There is no need to fast or do anything else to prepare for the test.

  • How can I book an A1C test on Solv?

    Solv makes it simple to schedule an A1C test. Simply type "A1C test" into our website's search bar. You have the option of using your existing location or entering a new one. After that, press the search button. You'll be given a list of nearby providers as well as appointment times. To book an appointment, select a time and place and input your details.

  • Should I try at home A1C testing?

    A1C tests are available for use at home and are generally confirmed to be accurate. A1C home test kits necessitate the collection of a blood sample by the user. The procedure is identical to how you would test your blood glucose levels. If you haven't been diagnosed with diabetes or prediabetes, however, you should schedule your A1C test with a healthcare professional who can prescribe any necessary medications and assist you in developing a treatment plan if necessary.

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