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Title: The potential impact and optimal cut-points of using glycated haemoglobin, HbA1c, to detect people with impaired glucose regulation in a UK multi-ethnic cohort.
Authors: Mostafa, SA
Khunti, K
Srinivasan, BT
Webb, D
Gray, LJ
Davies, MJ
First Published: Oct-2010
Citation: DIABETES RES CLIN PRACT, 2010, 90 (1), pp. 100-108
Abstract: Recommended diagnostic cut-points to detect impaired glucose regulation (IGR, also termed prediabetes: impaired fasting glucose and/or impaired glucose tolerance based on WHO 1999 criteria) are HbA1c 6.0-6.4% and 5.7-6.4% from an International Expert Committee and American Diabetes Association, respectively. We investigated the impact on prevalence/phenotype from using these criteria compared to IGR detected on oral glucose tolerance testing (OGTT) and determined optimal HbA1c cut-points for IGR in a multi-ethnic cohort.
DOI Link: 10.1016/j.diabres.2010.06.008
eISSN: 1872-8227
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Published Articles, Dept. of Health Sciences

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