Comparison of the fasting and the 2-h glucose criteria for diabetes in different Asian cohorts

@article{Qiao2000ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the fasting and the 2-h glucose criteria for diabetes in different Asian cohorts},
  author={Qing Qiao and Tomoko Nakagami and Jaakko Tuomilehto and Knut Borch-Johnsen and Beverley Balkau and Yasuhiko Iwamoto and Naoko Tajima},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2000},
  volume={43},
  pages={1470-1475}
}
Aims/hypothesis. The American Diabetes Association recommended that only a single fasting plasma glucose of greater than or equal to 7.0 mmol/l should be used for diagnosing diabetes in epidemiological studies and did not recommend using a 2-h oral glucose tolerance test. We evaluated the effect of diagnostic changes on the prevalence of diabetes and on the choice of subjects diagnosed with diabetes. Methods. Existing epidemiological data collected from Asian people between 30 and 89 years of… CONTINUE READING

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