Comparison of ADA and WHO screening methods for diabetes mellitus in obese patients. American Diabetes Association.

@article{Mannucci1999ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of ADA and WHO screening methods for diabetes mellitus in obese patients. American Diabetes Association.},
  author={Edoardo Mannucci and Gianluca Bardini and Agostino Ognibene and Carlo Maria Rotella},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={1999},
  volume={16 7},
  pages={579-85}
}
AIMS To compare the performance of fasting glycaemia (FG) and oral glucose tolerance testing (OGTT) in screening for diabetes mellitus in obese patients. METHODS A consecutive series of 528 (445 female, 83 male) obese (body mass index > 30 kg/m2) outpatients, aged 45.2 +/- 14.3 years, was studied with FG and OGTT. The association of categories of glucose tolerance (diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)) and fasting glycaemia (diabetes and impaired fasting glucose (IFG)) with… CONTINUE READING

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