Public Health

Single-sample testing would help detect undiagnosed diabetes

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes could be made from a single blood sample rather than requiring repeat testing on two separate occasions as is currently advised in guidelines, US research suggests. Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found evidence that elevated levels of fasting glucose (≥7.0 mmol/L and HbA1c (≥6.5%) from a ...

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