Comparison of ADA and WHO criteria for diagnosis of diabetes and glucose intolerance

  title={Comparison of ADA and WHO criteria for diagnosis of diabetes and glucose intolerance},
  author={Hillevi Larsson and G{\"o}ran GB Berglund and Folke Lindg{\"a}rde and Bo Ahr{\'e}n},
Dear Sir, Recently the American Diabetes Association (ADA) proposed new diagnostic criteria for diabetes mellitus [1]. These criteria state that the diagnosis of diabetes should be based on the fasting plasma glucose (FPG) level instead of the 2-h PG value after an oral glucose tolerance test, the criteria established by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1985 [2]. Furthermore, a new diagnostic entity was introduced, the impaired fasting glucose (IFG). These new criteria are now under… CONTINUE READING


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