Haemoglobin A1c: Historical overview and current concepts.

Since the discovery of the relation between increased concentrations of fast haemoglobin fractions in patients with diabetes mellitus compared to concentrations in subjects without diabetes mellitus by Samuel Rahbar and co-workers in 1969, glycated haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) has become a "gold standard" for glucose management in patients with diabetes mellitus… CONTINUE READING