2010 - Higher "normal" glycated hemoglobin levels were associated with increased risk for diabetes, CVD, stroke, and mortality in adults

Smith, Steven A.
July 2010
ACP Journal Club;7/20/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 1, p12
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's views on a research study which finds that higher levels of glycated hemoglobin in middle-aged adults are associated with increased risk for diabetes, coronary heart disease, ischemic stroke and total mortality. The author observes that the findings of the study adds support for the use of HbA1c levels for screening and diagnosis of diabetes as well as supports the possible association of HbA1c levels with cardiovascular diseases.


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