The impact of new guidelines for glucose tolerance testing on clinical practice and laboratory services

Lyon, Andrew W.; Larsen, Erik T.; Edwards, Alun L.
October 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/26/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 9, p1067
Academic Journal
Comments on the impact of new guidelines from the Canadian Diabetes Association in 2003 for glucose tolerance testing on the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus. Level of plasma glucose at risk for the disease; Limitations of the 2003 guidelines; Impact of guidelines on the delivery of laboratory services.


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