OPPORTUNISTIC SCREENING FOR DIABETES AND PREDIABETES USING HEMOGLOBIN A1C IN AN URBAN PRIMARY CARE SETTING.

@article{Sohler2015OPPORTUNISTICSF,
  title={OPPORTUNISTIC SCREENING FOR DIABETES AND PREDIABETES USING HEMOGLOBIN A1C IN AN URBAN PRIMARY CARE SETTING.},
  author={Nancy Lynn Sohler and Brenda Matti-Orozco and Edwin R Young and Xiangxing Li and Edward W Gregg and Mohammed K. Ali and Kai McKeever Bullard and Jeanine B Albu},
  journal={Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={
          143-50
        }
}
OBJECTIVE In 2010, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) endorsed hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) as 1 of 3 tests for diabetes and prediabetes screening. We describe the use of HbA1c testing for screening during routine visits in primary care clinics of an urban health care system in the U.S. METHODS In 2013 to 2014, retrospective analyses of deidentified electronic health records over a 2-year period, January 2010 to December 2011, for academic private practices (clinic group 1) and federally… CONTINUE READING
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