Validity of Glycated Hemoglobin in Screening and Diagnosing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Chinese Subjects

@inproceedings{Yu2012ValidityOG,
  title={Validity of Glycated Hemoglobin in Screening and Diagnosing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Chinese Subjects},
  author={Yun Yu and X Ouyang and Qing-Lin Lou and Liu-bao Gu and Yong-Zhen Mo and Gary T.C. Ko and Chun Chung Chow and Wing-Yee So and Ronald Ching Wan Ma and Alice P. S. Kong and Nicola Brown and Jennifer Nan and Juliana C N Chan and R W Bian},
  booktitle={The Korean journal of internal medicine},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS The application of glycated hemoglobin (HbA(1c)) for the diagnosis of diabetes is currently under extensive discussion. In this study, we explored the validity of using HbA(1c) as a screening and diagnostic test in Chinese subjects recruited in Nanjing, China. METHODS In total, 497 subjects (361 men and 136 women) with fasting plasma glucose (PG) ≥ 5.6 mmol/L were recruited to undergo the oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) and HbA(1c) test. Plasma lipid, uric acid, and blood… CONTINUE READING