Use of the Bayer DCA 2000+ for the measurement of glycated haemoglobin in a remote Australian Aboriginal community.

@article{Shemesh2003UseOT,
  title={Use of the Bayer DCA 2000+ for the measurement of glycated haemoglobin in a remote Australian Aboriginal community.},
  author={Tomer Shemesh and Leonard Sunil Piers and Kerin O'dea},
  journal={Annals of clinical biochemistry},
  year={2003},
  volume={40 Pt 5},
  pages={566-8}
}
BACKGROUND Good glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes can reduce both morbidity and mortality, and monitoring of glycated haemoglobin A(1c) (HbA(1c)) is currently recommended for this purpose. METHODS Haemoglobin A(1c) can be measured using the portable Bayer DCA 2000+. As part of a community-based screening project for chronic diseases, subjects with… CONTINUE READING