Fasting blood glucose in determining the prevalence of diabetes in a large, homogeneous population of Caucasian middle-aged women.

@article{Larsson1995FastingBG,
  title={Fasting blood glucose in determining the prevalence of diabetes in a large, homogeneous population of Caucasian middle-aged women.},
  author={Hillevi Larsson and Bo Ahr{\'e}n and Folke Lindg{\"a}rde and G{\"o}ran GB Berglund},
  journal={Journal of internal medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={237 6},
  pages={537-41}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the usefulness of a single, fasting blood glucose (FBG) value in measuring the prevalence of diabetes mellitus in a large, homogeneous population. DESIGN Fasting blood glucose and 2-h oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) values were determined. Based on the results of the OGTT, the sensitivity and specificity of different cut-off levels of FBG for the diagnosis of diabetes were assessed. ROC (receiver operating characteristic) analysis was performed on the data… CONTINUE READING
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