A new look at screening and diagnosing diabetes mellitus.

  title={A new look at screening and diagnosing diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Christopher D. Saudek and William H Herman and David B Sacks and Richard M Bergenstal and David Edelman and Mayer B. Davidson},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  volume={93 7},
OBJECTIVE Diabetes is underdiagnosed. About one third of people with diabetes do not know they have it, and the average lag between onset and diagnosis is 7 yr. This report reconsiders the criteria for diagnosing diabetes and recommends screening criteria to make case finding easier for clinicians and patients. PARTICIPANTS R.M.B. invited experts in the area of diagnosis, monitoring, and management of diabetes to form a panel to review the literature and develop consensus regarding the… CONTINUE READING


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