[Advances in clinical laboratory tests for diabetes mellitus].

@article{Masuda1997AdvancesIC,
  title={[Advances in clinical laboratory tests for diabetes mellitus].},
  author={Hiroharu Masuda and Akemi Matsuoka},
  journal={Rinsho byori. The Japanese journal of clinical pathology},
  year={1997},
  volume={45 9},
  pages={844-9}
}
Advances in clinical laboratory tests for diabetes mellitus have been reported. 1) Examinations for diagnosis of diabetes mellitus: Assay of autoantibody to glutamic acid decarboxylase was commercially developed recently. This is useful for distinguishing insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) from non-autoimmune diabetes and for predicting the prognosis in IDDM. 2) Examinations for assessment of glycemic control: New methods of assessing glycemic control in patients with diabetes mellitus… CONTINUE READING