Does Adherence to a High HbA1c Policy Improve Outcomes in a Paediatric Diabetic Clinic Population

@inproceedings{Beckett2016DoesAT,
  title={Does Adherence to a High HbA1c Policy Improve Outcomes in a Paediatric Diabetic Clinic Population},
  author={Rachel E. Beckett and Noina Abid},
  year={2016}
}
Background • HbA1c is a measure of average blood sugar values over a 3 month period • Lower HbA1c is linked to better glycaemic control and reduced risk of complications • 2012 the “Best Practice Tariff” was introduced in England which includes having a High HbA1c Policy. • 2013 RBHSC created a high HbA1c Policy aimed at patients with Hba1c of 64mmol/mol (8%) or above • 2015 NICE advises a target HbA1c of 48mmol/mol (6.5%) (previous target, 58mmol/mol (7.5%)) 

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