Novel Noninvasive Breath Test Method for Screening Individuals at Risk for Diabetes

@article{Dillon2009NovelNB,
  title={Novel Noninvasive Breath Test Method for Screening Individuals at Risk for Diabetes },
  author={Edgar Lichar Dillon and Morteza Janghorbani and James A. Angel and Shanon L Casperson and James J. Grady and Randall James Urban and Elena Volpi and Melinda Sheffield-Moore},
  journal={Diabetes Care},
  year={2009},
  volume={32},
  pages={430 - 435}
}
OBJECTIVE Diagnosis of pre-diabetes and early-stage diabetes occurs primarily by means of an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), which requires invasive blood sampling. The aim of this study was to determine whether differences exist in breath (13)CO(2) excretion during a (13)C-labeled OGTT between individuals with normal glucose tolerance (NGT) and individuals with pre-diabetes and early-stage diabetes (PDED) and whether these differences correlated with blood glucose kinetics. RESEARCH… CONTINUE READING