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Higher HbA1C threshold for prediabetes may reduce screening discord

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Mar 23, 2015

Chinese researchers looked at 4,325 overweight and obese patients and found that as body mass index increased, the agreement between HbA1C and oral glucose tolerance test criteria decreased in patients with prediabetes. Researchers said raising the HbA1C threshold for prediabetes in these patients may reduce disagreement between the tests. The findings appear in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Healio (free registration) (03/20)


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