endocrinology
Type 2 diabetes

HbA1c testing overcomes screening barriers in remote communities

An HbA1c-based algorithm provides a timelier and more accurate diagnosis of diabetes in Indigenous Australians living in remote areas, new research shows. Writing in today’s MJA the authors led by Dr Julia Marley from the University of Western Australia’s Rural Clinical School say the current diagnostic test — the assessment of blood glucose levels — was inefficient, ...

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