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Glycosylated Hemoglobin Test

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by Parlikar U

(HbA1c; GHb; Glycohemoglobin; Diabetic Control Index)

 

RESOURCES

American Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.org/

National Diabetes Education Program
http://ndep.nih.gov/

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Diabetes Association
http://www.diabetes.ca/

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/index-eng.php

 

References


A1C Test. Mayo Clinic website. Available at: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/a1c-test/MY00142 . Updated January 21, 2011. Accessed July 31, 2012.


American Diabetes Association. Standards of medical care in diabetes—2008. Diabetes Care . 2008;31:S12-S54.


Aronow WS, Ahn C, Weiss MB, Babu S. Relation of increased hemoglobin A1c levels to severity of peripheral arterial disease in patients with diabetes mellitus. Am J Cardiol . 2007;99:1468-1469.


Check your hemoglobin A1c IQ. National Diabetes Education Program website. Available at: http://nfb.org/Images/nfb/Publications/vodold/vspr9905.htm . Accessed July 31, 2012.


A new number. American Diabetes Association website. Available at: http://forecast.diabetes.org/magazine/features/new-number . Accessed July 31, 2012.


Pradhan AD, Rifai N, Buring JE, Ridker PM. Hemoglobin A1c predicts diabetes but not cardiovascular disease in nondiabetic women. Am J Med . 2007;120:720-727.


Saudek CD, Herman WH, Sacks DB, et al. A new look at screening and diagnosing diabetes mellitus. J Clin Endocrinol Metab . 2008;93:2447-2453.


Standards of medical care in diabetes mellitus. American Diabetes Association website. Available at: http://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/26/suppl%5F1/s33.full . Accessed July 31, 2012.

 

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