Limitations of hemoglobin A1c for the diagnosis of posttransplant diabetes mellitus.


BACKGROUND Posttransplant diabetes mellitus (PTDM) is usually detected 2 to 3 months after transplantation by fasting plasma glucose (fPG) ≥ 7.0 mmol/L (≥ 126 mg/dL) and/or 2 hr post-challenge plasma glucose ≥ 11.1 mmol/L (≥ 200 mg/dL) during an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT). Recently, glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) of 6.5% or higher (≥ 47.5 mmol/mol… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000376


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