Effect of age on the diagnostic efficiency of HbA1c for diabetes in a Chinese middle-aged and elderly population: The Shanghai Changfeng Study.

Glycated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) ≥6.5% (or 48mmol/mol) has been recommended as a new diagnostic criterion for diabetes; however, limited literature is available regarding the effect of age on the HbA1c for diagnosing diabetes and the causes for this age effect remain unknown. In this study, we invest...

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Main Authors: Li Wu, Huandong Lin, Jian Gao, Xiaoming Li, Mingfeng Xia, Dan Wang, Qiqige Aleteng, Hui Ma, Baishen Pan, Xin Gao
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2017-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC5591004?pdf=render