Comparing Metrics for Identification of Prediabetes

September 2011
Internal Medicine Alert;9/15/2011 Supplement 2, p135
An abstract of the article "HbA1c 5.7-6.4% and impaired fasting plasma glucose for diagnosis of prediabetes and risk of progression to diabetes in Japan (TOPICS 3): A longitudinal cohort study," by Y. Heianza and colleagues is presented.


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